Thatcher's X-ray vision leaves astronomers out in the cold

Bown, William
August 1991
New Scientist;8/3/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1780, p7
Reports on the multi-million pound cost of the Spectrum-X satellite agreement signed by former Great Britain Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 1988. Efforts to withdraw from the agreement; Implications for the project focused on building eight-meter telescopes in Hawaii and Chile.


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