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An Introduction to Radio Astronomy Paperback – 5 Dec 1996

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  • Paperback: 309 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (5 Dec. 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 052155604X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521556040
  • Product Dimensions: 17.4 x 1.9 x 24.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
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'… this book is a clear and timely description of the current 'state of the art' on the subject … Written by two of the world's leading radio astronomers … the account is certainly authoritative … there is plenty here to interest and stimulate … If you are looking for an up-to-date review of radio astronomy, from the telescopes and techniques to the fabulous wonders of the Universe they reveal, then this is the book for you.' Geoff Macdonald, Astronomy Now

'The authors are to be praised … a broad coverage of topics … a comprehensive overview of the impact of radio astronomy on astrophysics.' Paul Hewett, Endeavour

'Two grand masters with insight, perspective and detailed knowledge, Bernard F. Burke and Francis Graham-Smith, have filled their sweeping An Introduction to Radio Astronomy with interesting titbits and intricate interconnections.' Carl Heiles, Physics Today

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Radio astronomy uses unique observational techniques and offers the only way to investigate many phenomena in the Universe. This graduate textbook, by two founders of the field, provides both a clear introduction to radio telescopes and techniques, and a broad overview of the radio universe.

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