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The X-Ray Universe - a book by Tucker, Wallace

The X-Ray Universe

The X-Ray Universe( )
Author: Tucker, Wallace
Giacconi, Riccardo
Series title:Harvard Books on Astronomy Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

Beyond the range of optical perception-and of ordinary imaginings--a new and violent universe lay undetected until the advent of space exploration. Supernovae, black holes, quasars and pulsars--these were the secrets of the highenergy world revealed when, for the first time, astronomers attached their instruments to rockets and lofted them beyond the earth's x-ray-absorbing atmosphere. The X-Ray Universe is the story of these explorations and the fantastic new science they...
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Detailed Subjects: Science / Astronomy
Book Weight:1.375 Pounds

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