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Probing the Sky with Radio Waves - a book by Yeang, Chen-Pang

Probing the Sky with Radio Waves

From Wireless Technology to the Development of Atmospheric Science

Probing the Sky with Radio Waves( )
Author: Yeang, Chen-Pang
ISBN:978-0-226-01519-4
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $64.00
Book Description:

By the late nineteenth century, engineers and experimental scientists generally knew how radio waves behaved, and by 1901 scientists were able to manipulate them to transmit messages across long distances. What no one could understand, however, was why radio waves followed the curvature of the Earth. Theorists puzzled over this for nearly twenty years before physicists confirmed the zig-zag theory, a solution that led to the discovery of a layer in the Earth's upper atmosphere...
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Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Science / Waves & Wave Mechanics
Science / Physics / Geophysics
Science / Earth Sciences / Meteorology & Climatology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:1.386 Pounds

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