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A Question and Answer Guide to Astronomy by Carol Christian,Jean-René Roy PDF

By Carol Christian,Jean-René Roy

ISBN-10: 131661526X

ISBN-13: 9781316615263

Are we by myself within the Universe? used to be there whatever earlier than the large Bang? Are there different universes? What makes stars shine? the place does Earth's water come from? Why is the evening sky darkish? used to be there ever lifestyles on Mars? How do telescopes paintings? This enticing advisor booklet solutions some of these questions and 1000's extra, making it a pragmatic reference for someone who has ever questioned what's out within the cosmos, the place all of it comes from, and the way all of it works. Richly illustrated in colour all through, it provides uncomplicated but rigorous causes in non-technical language, summarizing present astronomical wisdom, with out overlooking the $64000 underlying clinical ideas. This moment variation contains colossal new fabric all through, together with the newest findings from the recent Horizons, Rosetta, and sunrise area missions, and pictures from specialist telescopes comparable to the Hubble area Telescope and the Atacama huge Millimeter Array.

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