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Submission + - Sloan Digital Sky Survey: A History (failuremag.com)

An anonymous reader writes: The Sloan Digital Sky Survey has “democratized astronomy” says Ann Finkbeiner in an interview about her new book “A Grand and Bold Thing,” which examines the history of the project (her focus is on James Gunn ) – and how it ultimately spawned additional sky surveys like the ongoing SDSS-III .
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Sloan Digital Sky Survey: A History

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