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David P.D. Munns

David P. D. Munns is Assistant Professor of History at John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York.

Titles by This Author

How an International Community Forged the Science of Radio Astronomy

For more than three thousand years, the science of astronomy depended on visible light. In just the last sixty years, radio technology has fundamentally altered how astronomers see the universe. Combining the wartime innovation of radar and the established standards of traditional optical telescopes, the “radio telescope” offered humanity a new vision of the universe.