Astronomy magazine podcast: The Telescope

Author Geoff Andersen discusses his book and answers questions on telescope topics.
By | Published: July 26, 2007 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
The Telescope
July 26, 2007
Next year will mark the telescope’s 400th anniversary. Since then, the telescope has transformed how humans view the universe and our place in it.

In his book, The Telescope: Its History, Technology, and Future, Geoff Andersen examines these instruments, their designs, and how scopes have influenced society. In this week’s show, Andersen talks about his book and tackles other telescope topics.

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