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    The Astronomy Book

    Hardback | 352 pages | English
    By (Author) Dk

    $48.00 NZD

    Since the dawn of humankind, people have looked upward to the heavens and tried to understand what's out there. This encyclopedia takes you on a journey through time and space to...

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    Since the dawn of humankind, people have looked upward to the heavens and tried to
    understand what's out there. This encyclopedia takes you on a journey through time and space to discover our place in the Universe.

    From the planets and stars to black holes and the Big Bang, we invite you to take a journey
    through the wonders of the Universe.

    Get ready to discover the story of the Universe one page at a time! This educational book for
    young adults will launch you on a wild trip through the cosmos and the incredible discoveries
    throughout history.

    Filled to the brim with beautifully illustrated flowcharts, graphics, and jargon-free language,
    The Astronomy Book breaks down hard-to-grasp concepts to guide you in understanding
    almost 100 big astronomical ideas.

    The Way to The Stars is Open!

    How do we measure the Universe? Where is the event horizon? What is dark matter? Now you
    can find out all the answers to these questions and so much more in this inquisitive book
    about our Universe!

    Using incredibly clever visual learning devices like step-by-step diagrams, you'll learn more
    about captivating topics from the Copernican Revolution. Dive into the mind-boggling
    theories of recent science in a user-friendly format that makes the information easy to follow.
    Explore the biographies, theories, and discoveries of key astronomers through the ages such
    as Ptolemy, Galileo, Newton, Hubble, and Hawking.

    To infinity and beyond! Journey through space and time with us:
    - From Myth to Science 600 BCE - 1550 CE
    - The Telescope Revolution 1550 - 1750
    - Uranus to Neptune 1750 - 1850
    - The Rise of Astrophysics 1850 - 1915
    - Atom, Stars, And Galaxies 1915 - 1950
    - New Windows on The Universe 1950 - 1917
    - The Triumph of Technology 1975 - Present

    The Series Simply Explained
    With over 7 million copies sold worldwide to date, The Astronomy Book is part of the award-
    winning Big Ideas series from DK Books. It uses innovative graphics along
    with engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand.

    Awards
    A Young Adult Library Services Association Outstanding Books for the College Bound and
    Lifelong Learners list selection

    A Mom's Choice Awards (R) Honouring Excellence Gold Seal of Approval for Young Adult
    Books

    A Parents' Choice Gold Award winner

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    • Hardback | 352 pages
    • 198 x 239 x 27mm | 1,158g
    • Dorling Kindersley Ltd
    • 07 Sep 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • DK
    • English
    • w. numerous figs.
    • 9780241225936
    Type: Book Vendor: DK Knowledge SKU: 9780241225936 Availability: In Stock

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