Planets, Stars, and Galaxies A Visual Encyclopedia of Our Universe by David Aguilar
  

Synopsis

Planets, Stars, and Galaxies A Visual Encyclopedia of Our Universe by David Aguilar

This comprehensive reference book on space includes information on the Sun and each of the planets in our solar system, and then branches out to examine other galaxies. It includes the latest information on the formation of the Universe, space travel, and the possibility of life beyond Earth. Spectacular photographs from space and specially commissioned artwork dazzle in the NGS tradition. Star charts, moon maps, helpful scientific diagrams, and a timeline of space research and exploration are all included. The text is fascinating, detailed, and easy to understand. Interviews and/or features on space scientists help provide the latest information and give the book a stamp of authority. It is fully vetted by some of the foremost experts in the field of astronomy.

About the Author

David A. Aguilar is the director of public affairs, Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Mass. He's an astronomy expert and a talented artist who specializes in bringing the latest discoveries in space to the forefront of the imagination in a scientifically accurate way

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
192 pages

Author

David Aguilar
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Publisher

National Geographic Society

Publication date

3rd December 2007

ISBN

9781426301704


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