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Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics — Media Studies.

In visual perception and in photography, the angular extent of the observable world that is visible from a particular point in a single direction. Unaided human sight spans nearly 180...

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Moore, Sir Patrick Alfred Caldwell- (1923–2012), astronomer and broadcaster

Alex May.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 2488 words.

Moore, Sir Patrick Alfred Caldwell- (1923–2012), astronomer and broadcaster, was born Patrick Alfred Moore on 4 March 1923 at Innamincka, 22 Cannon Lane, Pinner, Middlesex, the only child...

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Robinson, John Ebdon [known as John Ebdon] (1923–2005), planetarium director and broadcaster

Patrick Moore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Astronomy and Astrophysics; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 994 words.

Robinson, John Ebdon [known as John Ebdon] (1923–2005), planetarium director and broadcaster, was born on 22 December 1923 at Durham House, 102 Crouch Hill, London, the son of William Ewart...

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Sagan, Carl

Keay Davidson.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online June 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Radio; Astronomy and Astrophysics; History of Science and Technology. 2958 words.

Sagan, Carl (09 November 1934–20 December 1996), space scientist, author, science popularizer, TV personality, and antinuclear weapons activist, was born Carl Edward Sagan in Brooklyn, New...

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