Stairway to the Stars (Hardcover)

By Barry R. Parker

Springer, 9780306447631, 350pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1994

List Price: 109.00*
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Description

The author combines "the history of Mauna Kea, the Hawaiian 13,795-foot-high site of nine telescopes, with vignettes of the astronomers who work there. . . . Stories concerning political, environmental, and scientific battles are . . . included with] descriptions of telescope construction and use." (Choice).