Some 400 years after the first known patent application for a telescope by Hans Lipperhey, The Astronomy Revolution: 400 Years of Exploring the Cosmos surveys the effects of this instrument and explores the questions that have arisen out of scientific research in astronomy and cosmology. Inspired by the international New Vision 400 conference held

chapter 4|18 pages

The Formation and Evolution of Galaxies

chapter 8|16 pages

Can We Detect Dark Matter?

chapter 9|22 pages

Can We Understand Dark Energy?

chapter 11|22 pages

Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic Rays

chapter 12|18 pages

New Technologies for Radio Astronomy

chapter 13|10 pages

Advanced Optical Techniques in Astronomy

chapter 20|14 pages

Multiverse Cosmology

chapter 21|16 pages

Universe or Multiverse?