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Publisher Comments:

Continuing in the bestselling tradition of Animal and Earth, DK brings you Universe - a truly definitive guide that takes you on a tour from the Solar System to the farthest limits of space.

Book News Annotation:

Proving that you can't beat the universe for special effects, this volume takes the reader on a spectacular visual exploration of every known type of feature and phenomenon in the cosmos. The text explains the forces and processes that underpin the cosmos, from quasars to comets, supernovae to string theory. The illustrations include photography from the latest space telescopes and digital artworks, and star charts that provide a clear reference to the planets, stars and other heavenly bodies that can be seen from Earth.
Annotation 2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

Proving that you can't beat the universe for special effects, this volume takes the reader on a spectacular visual exploration of every known type of feature and phenomenon in the cosmos. The text explains the forces and processes that underpin the cosmos, from quasars to comets, supernovae to string theory. The illustrations include photography from the latest space telescopes and digital artworks, and star charts that provide a clear reference to the planets, stars and other heavenly bodies that can be seen from Earth. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Continuing in the bestselling tradition of "Animal and Earth," this definitive guide takes readers on a tour from the solar system to the farthest limits of space. High school & older.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780756613648
Subtitle:
An Illustrated History of Astronomy (Ponderables)
Editor:
Rees, Martin
Editor:
Rees, Martin
Author:
Ridpath, Ian
Author:
Nicholson, Ian
Author:
Dinwiddie, Robert
Author:
Spence, Pam
Author:
Dinwiddle, Robert
Author:
Tildsley, Kevin
Author:
Eales, Robert
Author:
Stott, Carole
Author:
Hughes, David
Author:
Sparrow, Giles
Author:
Rees, Martin
Publisher:
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Science
Subject:
Astrophysics & Space Science
Subject:
Cosmology
Subject:
Astronomy - Universe
Edition Description:
American
Publication Date:
October 2005
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
12.26x10.15x1.33 in. 5.78 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

Related Subjects

Science and Mathematics » Astronomy » General
Science and Mathematics » Astronomy » Oversized Books
Science and Mathematics » Astronomy » Picture Books

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"Synopsis" by , Continuing in the bestselling tradition of "Animal and Earth," this definitive guide takes readers on a tour from the solar system to the farthest limits of space. High school & older.
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