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The Mount Wilson Observatory : breaking the code of cosmic evolution

@inproceedings{Sandage2004TheMW,
  title={The Mount Wilson Observatory : breaking the code of cosmic evolution},
  author={A. Sandage},
  year={2004}
}
Since its foundation in 1904, the Mount Wilson Observatory has been at the center of the development of astrophysics. Perched atop a mountain wilderness, two mammoth solar tower telescopes and the 60and 100-inch behemoth night-time reflectors were all the largest in the world. Research has centered around two main themes – the evolution of stars, and the development of the universe. This first volume in a series of five histories of the Carnegie Institution describes the people and events, the… Expand
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