Telescope Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Telescope.

  • 6 Encyclopedia Articles

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Encyclopedia Articles (6)

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
19,051 words, approx. 64 pages
Astronomical observation has its roots in antiquity. Ever since the citizens of ancient Babylonia, China, Egypt, and Greece designed crude wood tools to measure the movement of the stars and planets a... Read more
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