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The Astronomy Book : Big Ideas Simply Explained, Hardback Book

The Astronomy Book : Big Ideas Simply Explained Hardback

Part of the Big Ideas series

Hardback

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Since the dawn of humankind, people have looked upward to the heavens and tried tounderstand 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 journeythrough the wonders of the Universe. Get ready to discover the story of the Universe one page at a time!

This educational book foryoung adults will launch you on a wild trip through the cosmos and the incredible discoveriesthroughout 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 understandingalmost 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 youcan find out all the answers to these questions and so much more in this inquisitive bookabout our Universe!Using incredibly clever visual learning devices like step-by-step diagrams, you'll learn moreabout captivating topics from the Copernican Revolution.

Dive into the mind-bogglingtheories 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 suchas 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 - PresentThe Series Simply ExplainedWith 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 alongwith engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand. AwardsA Young Adult Library Services Association Outstanding Books for the College Bound andLifelong Learners list selectionA Mom's Choice Awards (R) Honouring Excellence Gold Seal of Approval for Young AdultBooksA Parents' Choice Gold Award winner

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