Bang - comp. hist. universe

Bang - comp. hist. universe

Author Brian May, Patrick Moore, Chris Lintott, Illustrator Canopus Publishing Ltd

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200 pages
286 x 236mm
Published Oct 2007
ISBN 9781844422319
Book Summary

In 2006, rock legend and experienced amateur astronomer Brian May joined the legendary expert Sir Patrick Moore and astrophysicist Chris Lintott to tell the story of the Universe from the moment time and space came into existence at the Big Bang, through to the infinite future and the ultimate fate that awaits us. Following the spectacular success of the first edition, they have got together again to extend and update the information in this accessible introduction to the history of the universe. Many of the pictures of the Universe obtained by instruments such as the Hubble Space Telescope or the Very Large Telescope in Chile are beautiful enough to be considered works of art in their own right. This book presents them in context, and uses extraordinary new artworks to explain the mind-blowing theories from the cutting edge of astronomy in a way that everyone can understand.

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