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Very- long- baseline interferometry ( vlbi) vlbi history book is a type of astronomical interferometry used in radio astronomy. In vlbi vlbi history book a signal from an astronomical radio source, such as a quasar, is collected at multiple radio telescopes on earth. The distance between the radio telescopes is then calculated using the time difference between the arrivals of the. All we need is the price of a paperback book to sustain a non- profit website the whole world depends on.
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