Telescope Summary

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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

2,335 words, approx. 8 pages
Telescope There is much confusion and debate concerning the origin of the telescope. Many notable individuals appear to have simultaneously and independently discovered how to make a telescope during ... Read more
6,867 words, approx. 23 pages
Is the Emphasis on the Construction of Very Large Ground-Based Telescopes (6-10 Meters) at the Expense of Smaller Telescopes (1-4 Meters) a Poor Allocation of Resources? Viewpoint: Yes, the emphasis o... Read more
2,556 words, approx. 9 pages
Telescope The telescope is an instrument that collects and analyzes the radiation emitted by distant sources. The most common type is the optical telescope, a collection of lenses and/or mirrors that ... Read more
873 words, approx. 3 pages
Telescope The principle of the telescope was first developed by a Dutch spectacle-maker, Hans Lippershey (1570-1619). He used his first telescope, made in 1608, for observing grounded objects from a d... Read more
806 words, approx. 3 pages
Telescope The telescope is a device that intensifies and magnifies the image of distant objects. The telescope enables astronomers, scientists, and amateurs alike, to observe and study planets, stars,... Read more