Copyright © 2019 by Douglas Crase Introduction Copyright © 2019 by Mark Ford
All rights reserved ISBN 978-1-78410-869-4 Design and typesetting by Crisis
Text set in New Caledonia Cover Art: The world ’s first parabolic radio telescope, built by Grote Reber in 1937 in his backyard in Wheaton, Illinois,
reinstalled as a monument in 1960 at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Green Bank, West Virginia, and named a National Historic Landmark in 1989. Photo 1984 by Frank Polach.
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The publisher acknowledges financial assistance from Arts Council England.