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Telescopes from the ground up

A site detailing the history of telescopes, from Galileo's telescope to the Spitzer space telescope.

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How to build a telescope

Instructions for building two simple telescopes.

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Telescope Basics

Introduction to various types of telescopes: Galilean , Newtonian etc.

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The Telescope Review Web Site

Contains many detailed reviews and related articles on telescopes and their use in astronomy.

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Astronomy and astrophysics on the Web

Links to various telescopes, eg radio, GLAST and other astronomy resources.

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Why a telescope in space?

A series of images and questions about space telescopes such as hubble.

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Radio Transmission

Even today it seems like magic. You turn on your radio and, somehow, sound sent from a distant radio station fills the room. How does radio transmission work?

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How SETI Works

A brief description of how SETI, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, works with the help of radio telescopes. This site is part of Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com.

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How Telescopes Work

This excellent site gives a good, brief description of how Telescopes work, including refractors and reflectors. Part of HowStuffWorks.com., it contains good, clear diagrams.

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How Digital Radio Works

Satellite radio is poised to change the way we listen to music. Find out how digital radio gets from Earth to satellite to you!. From HowStuffWorks.com.

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