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Telescopes

Carla Mooney

Telescopes

by Carla Mooney

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Published by Rourke Educational Media in Vero Beach, Florida] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Telescopes

  • About the Edition

    An in-depth look at the design and engineering of massive scientific telescopes. Addresses the obstacles of construction, the impact on society, and the science of engineering such superstructures.

    Edition Notes

    StatementCarla Mooney
    SeriesEngineering wonders, Engineering wonders
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26942960M
    ISBN 101683423909
    ISBN 109781683423904, 9781683424604


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