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400 Years of Astronomical Telescopes: A Review of History, Science and Technology

400 Years of Astronomical Telescopes: A Review of History, Science and Technology

Start date: 30 Sep 2008
Address: ESTEC, Noordwijk, Netherlands

More info: http://www.congrex.nl/08a07/

This conference celebrates the 400th anniversary of Hans Lipperhey's patent application on 25 September 1608 for the "spy glasses", the optical system that became the basis for optical astronomical telescopes. The meeting will cover the history of the telescope making and usage, key technologies, and political as well as sociological aspects. The meeting will cover the history of the telescope making and usage, key technologies, and political as well as sociological aspects. The program covers all types of telescopes across (and even beyond) the entire electromagnetic spectrum.

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