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What's Out There: Images from Here to the Edge of the Universe

What's Out There: Images from Here to the Edge of the Universe

Mary K. Baumann Will Hopkins Loralee Nolletti Michael Soluri Ray Villard Stephen Hawking
4.4/5 (66 ratings)
This breathtaking photographic tour of the universe features more than 180 exquisite, cutting-edge images, as well as a foreword by award-winning physicist Stephen Hawking. The photos, taken by the newest space explorers—highly sophisticated telescopes, probes, and satellites—are arranged in an A to Z format with thorough text blocks that elucidate the phenomena in a refreshingly concise and accessible manner. From asteroids to pulsars to white dwarfs, each entry consists of bold photos and descriptive text. A data box accompanying each picture provides fascinating details about how, where, and when each shot was taken. In the back of this awe-inspiring volume are the stories behind the space probes and telescopes, along with an essay on color imagery in space and a glossary.
Language
English
Pages
184
Format
Hardcover
Publisher
Duncan Baird
Release
July 28, 2006
ISBN
1844831906
ISBN 13
9781844831906

What's Out There: Images from Here to the Edge of the Universe

Mary K. Baumann Will Hopkins Loralee Nolletti Michael Soluri Ray Villard Stephen Hawking
4.4/5 (66 ratings)
This breathtaking photographic tour of the universe features more than 180 exquisite, cutting-edge images, as well as a foreword by award-winning physicist Stephen Hawking. The photos, taken by the newest space explorers—highly sophisticated telescopes, probes, and satellites—are arranged in an A to Z format with thorough text blocks that elucidate the phenomena in a refreshingly concise and accessible manner. From asteroids to pulsars to white dwarfs, each entry consists of bold photos and descriptive text. A data box accompanying each picture provides fascinating details about how, where, and when each shot was taken. In the back of this awe-inspiring volume are the stories behind the space probes and telescopes, along with an essay on color imagery in space and a glossary.
Language
English
Pages
184
Format
Hardcover
Publisher
Duncan Baird
Release
July 28, 2006
ISBN
1844831906
ISBN 13
9781844831906

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