Popularizing Astronomy: Four Decades as a Galley Slave

  • Leif J. Robinson
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 280)


The principal editor (1980–2000) of Sky & Telescope reflects on the history of the magazine, journalism, the impact of the Web, and the future of science reporting.


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    Finkbeiner, A.K. 2000, Sky & Telescope 99/4, 10.ADSGoogle Scholar
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    Robinson, L.J. 1990, J. History Astron. 21/1, 89.ADSGoogle Scholar
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    Robinson, L.J. 1997, Sky & Telescope 94/4, 56.ADSGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Leif J. Robinson
    • 1
  1. 1.Sky & TelescopeCambridgeUSA

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