The Astronomy Book

The Astronomy Book : Big Ideas Simply Explained

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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-boggling theories of recent science, including those of Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.

Learn about the incredible histories of Halley's Comet, the Hubble 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 popular "Big Ideas" series, is is the perfect introduction to our ideas about space, time, and the physics of the cosmos.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 198 x 239 x 27mm | 1,158g
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • w. numerous figs.
  • 0241225930
  • 9780241225936
  • 95,832

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