Voyage Across the Cosmos A Journey to the Edge of Space and Time by Giles Sparrow
  

Synopsis

Voyage Across the Cosmos A Journey to the Edge of Space and Time by Giles Sparrow

Join us on the most amazing voyage imaginable: travel over 13.7-billion light years and experience the awesome sights, spectacles and breathtaking scale of the cosmos. Along the way you will visit planets, moons, asteroids, stars, nebulae, white dwarfs, black holes, dark matter and other phenomena that populate the heavens. Data streams, digital readouts and unique graphic interfaces, such as 'Image Enhance', 'Atmosphere Analysis' and 'Surface Detail' provide intrepid cosmic voyagers with a wealth of facts, information and data about all the celestial bodies they encounter - as well as some of the deadly hazards that lurk in outer space and how to avoid them. Printed in dramatic over-sized format and packed with more than 300 of science's most spectacular photographs, Across the Cosmos is quite simply the biggest, best and most exciting children's space book ever published. Across the Cosmos is specifically designed and written for children aged 7+ years. The sections are: Across the Solar System Through the Milky Way Beyond our Galaxy

Reviews

... Fabulous photos and facts - Families Magazine. revels in the mysteries of the universe as you are transported to dying stars and strange galaxies - Sunday Express. ... packed full of breathtaking images - Junior Education magazine.

About the Author

Giles Sparrow studied Astronomy at University College London, and Science Communication at Imperial College. He has acted as consultant and contributor on numerous popular science books for adults and children. Giles wrote The Universe and How to See it (Readers' Digest, 2001), was a major contributor to Universe (Dorling Kindersley, 2005) and wrote the bestselling Cosmos (Quercus, 2006).

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Format

Hardback
144 pages

Author

Giles Sparrow
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Author's Website

www.facebook.com/pages/Gile...

Publisher


www.quercusbooks.co.uk

Publication date

2nd October 2008

ISBN

9781847247759


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