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Title:
Experiencing Hubble : understanding the greatest images of the universe
Author:
Meyer, David Michael, 1958-
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (iv, 59 pages ; 19 cm).
Summary:
Twelve lectures (30 min. each) by David M. Meyer, professor of physics and astronomy at Northwestern University.
General Note:
Course no. 1884.
Language:
English
Contents:
The rationale for a space telescope ; Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 and Jupiter ; The Sagittarius star cloud ; The star factory inside the Eagle Nebula ; The Cat's Eye Nebula--a stellar demise ; The Crab nebula--a supernova's aftermath -- The Sombrero Galaxy--an island universe ; Hubble's view of galaxies near and far ; The Antennae galaxies--a cosmic collision ; Abell 2218--a massive gravitational lens ; The Hubble ultra deep field ; Hubble's legacy and beyond.
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ISBN:
9781598037210

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