Parallax

Professor Alan Hirshfeld talked about his book, Parallax: The Race to Measure the Cosmos, published by W.H. Freeman & Company. The book details the history… read more

Professor Alan Hirshfeld talked about his book, Parallax: The Race to Measure the Cosmos, published by W.H. Freeman & Company. The book details the history of astronomers' attempts to measure the universe. Parallax observation is “the apparent shift in an object’s position when viewed from different vantage points.” The author showed many slides of pictures from the book as he talked about it. After his prepared remarks, he answered audience questions. close

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Parallax

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Program ID:
165062-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Jul 22, 2001 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 16, 2001 | 6:23am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 22, 2001 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 22, 2001 | 3:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 18, 2001 | 3:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 20, 2001 | 1:19am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 16, 2001 | 6:23am EST | C-SPAN 2
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