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Engineering, Then and Now: Peter Schwamb and the Construction of the Mount Wilson Telescope

In December of this year, NASA will try to launch the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). This project has suffered from delays, technical problems, and budget woes. In that respect, it is typical of Big Science endeavors. A century ago, the world’s largest telescope was under construction in greater Boston and going through the same … Continue reading Engineering, Then and Now: Peter Schwamb and the Construction of the Mount Wilson Telescope

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The Old Schwamb Mill is living history museum, a nineteenth-century picture frame manufactory still producing oval frames with traditional methods.

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