Universe

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Martin Rees
Dorling Kindersley, 2012 - Science - 528 pages
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From the fiery mass of the Sun's core to the black hole at the center of the Milky Way, Universe takes you on the ultimate guided tour of the cosmos. Full of stunning out-of-this world images reflecting recent advances in space imagery, you'll go on a journey from our solar system all the way to the farthest limits of space.

With information on the nature of the universe, the study of cosmology, Earth's motion, modern telescopes, astrophotography, and even a comprehensive star atlas, this groundbreaking encyclopedia takes a dazzling and expansive look at the Universe and is a must-have for both students and astronomy enthusiasts.

Includes a comprehensive star atlas that covers all the constellations and planetary charts showing their positions right up to 2019, with entries on each of the 88 constellations and notable celestial objects that lie within them, and a monthly sky guide showing the night sky as it appears throughout the year.

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User Review  - the4otts - LibraryThing

Another fantastic book by published by DK. Not a Creation viewpoint but with other compatible science and excellent photos. Had ours spiral bound with plastic front & back covers to extend the life of this well-loved paperback book Read full review

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User Review  - Roman Rampinini - Goodreads

Nice but is a pity that the text and images are not very good organized in most pages. Is little dated too. Other than that, enjoy! Read full review

About the author (2012)

Martin Rees is Royal Society Research Professor at CambridgeMartin Rees is Royal Society Research Professor at Cambridge University, Astronomer Royal of Great Britain, and author, University, Astronomer Royal of Great Britain, and author, most recently, of the bestselling "Just Six Numbers: The Deemost recently, of the bestselling "Just Six Numbers: The Deep Forces That Shape the Universe." p Forces That Shape the Universe.

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