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John Dobson

John Dobson

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Listening Once Again to Amateur Astronomy Pioneer John Dobson

01/07/2013 | 28:50
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A reprise of our very popular conversation with the delightful 97-year old John Dobson, inventor of the Dobsonian telescope that brings the universe within everyone’s reach.

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