Electronic Optical Astronomy: Philosophy and Practice

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Science  15 Oct 1971:
Vol. 174, Issue 4006, pp. 240-244
DOI: 10.1126/science.174.4006.240


The changes resulting from this electronic revolution have an impact as great as or greater than those from any of the major instrumental developments of the past. In previous times astronomers could only hope for the observational power that can now be realized by modern electronic instrumentation.