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The Astronomy Book.


The Astronomy Book

Edited by Victoria Heyworth-Dunne

DK Publishing, Inc.


352 pages



Big Ideas Simply Explained


Science writers and astronomy scholars provide an introduction to astronomy and its discoveries about space, time, and the physics of the cosmos, detailing the history of the subject from ancient speculations about the nature of the universe, to the Copernican revolution, to the rise of astrophysics, to the theory of relativity, to theories about dark energy and cosmic expansion, including technological breakthroughs like GalileoAEs telescope; the first person on the moon; discoveries about gravity, planets, nebulae, stars, the Big Bang, and black holes; and the contributions of key astronomers like Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, and Edwin Hubble. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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