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The Astronomy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Astronomy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

By DK

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Explore the world of astronomy with key quotes and bold graphics to illustrate over 100 of the universe's biggest ideas. The Astronomy Book is an exciting voyage of discovery through the cosmos. Venture from ancient speculations about the nature of the universe, to the mind-boggl... read full description below.

ISBN 9780241225936
Barcode 9780241225936
Published 28 August 2017 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Format Hardback
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Series Big Ideas
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ISBN-13 9780241225936
ISBN-10 0241225930
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Imprint DK
Publication Date 28 August 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By DK
Series Big Ideas
Category Astronomy, Space & Time
Popular Astronomy
Space Travel & Exploration
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 198mm
Height: 239mm
Spine: 24mm
Weight 1,144g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Astronomy - Popular works
NBS Text Popular Science
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 520
Catalogue Code 764165

Description of this Book

Explore the world of astronomy with key quotes and bold graphics to illustrate over 100 of the universe's biggest ideas. The Astronomy Book is an exciting voyage of discovery through the cosmos. Venture from ancient speculations about the nature of the universe, to the mind-boggling theories of recent science, including those of Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Learn about the incredible histories of Halley's comet, Hubble's telescope, and NASA's modern-day trailblazing, as well as the discoveries of famous figures including Ptolemy, Isaac Newton, Walter Adams, Carl Sagan, and Alan Stern. The Astronomy Book, part of DK's bestselling Big Ideas series, is is the perfect introduction to our ideas about space, time, and the physics of the cosmos.

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