Universe: A Journey from Earth to the Edge of the Cosmos c.1

by Nicholas Cheetham

Hardcover, 2009

Status

Check shelf

Call number

523.1 Ch c.1

Publication

Quercus (2009), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 224 pages

Description

Travel through the Universe at the speed of light and explore its 200 most remarkable sights. An original and timely journey into space. With almost daily news reports on freshly discovered planets and galaxies; the drama of the Beagle, Cassini and Discovery missions; and plans for yet more probes and missions to the Moon and Mars, the subject of Space is at its most topical in decades. Simply and beautifully designed - a great gift. Better and newer images than any other current book on space. Contents include: A Journey at the Speed of Light - An Introduction; Journey's Beginning - The Solar System; Through Our Galaxy; Into the Magellanic Clouds; Intergalactic Travel; Journey's End - At the Edge of the Universe.

Local notes

1105-148

User reviews

LibraryThing member crazyreadr
Incredible pictures of our solar system and beyond.
LibraryThing member the4otts
Great book. Had it spiral bound with plastic covers to extend the life of this book.

Language

Original publication date

2005

Physical description

224 p.; 11.5 inches

ISBN

1905204000 / 9781905204007
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