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A History Of The Telescope

v2.0.0 / TOC (7 chapters) / 01 jan 13 / greg goebel / public domain

* Our knowledge of the Universe has been obtained through the use over centuries of increasingly powerful astronomical telescopes. This document provides a survey of telescopes, including optical telescopes, radio telescopes, astronomical satellites, and cosmic particle detectors. This document only discusses ground-based astronomy; those interested in space-based astronomy may be interested in the companion document Space Astronomy.

Subaru & Keck telescopes


[1.0] The Invention Of The Telescope

[2.0] Refining The Telescope

[3.0] Giant Telescopes & New Technologies

[4.0] Advanced Technology Telescopes

[5.0] Radio Telescopes

[6.0] Cosmic Ray Telescopes

[7.0] Gravitational Wave Observatories


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