Eyes on the Sky: 400 years of telescope discovery
- Category: History
- Author: Lars Lindberg Christensen, Govert Schilling
- Editor: Wiley-VCH
- Pages: 132
- ISBN: 9783527408658
- Year: 2009
Lent status: Available
Adopted as the official book of the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) 2009, this stunningly illustrated history of telescopic discovery spans the range from the first telescopes via the Hubble Space Telescope to next generation platforms, and how they have changed and continue to change our view of the universe, our place in it and where it all came from. EYES ON THE SKIES features numerous full-page photographs and is printed in high-quality color throughout.
Also includes the official IYA DVD with 59 minutes of narrated text, expert comments and interviews, animations, computer simulations, science results, plus footage from observatories.
Date insert: Monday, 31 December 2018