DK Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Universe
Martin J. Rees
Dorling Kindersley Limited, Feb 2, 2009 - Science - 512 pages
The ultimate guided tour of space A beautifully illustrated and fascinating read for anyone with even a passing interest in the skies above. Geographical From the fiery mass of the Sun's core to the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way, take off into the farthest limits of space and discover our universe. Explore the latest discoveries in astronomy, spectacular star charts and stunning images from the latest space probes and telescopes. A dazzling visual exploration of all the astonishing features and phenomena of space Out-of-this-world reference for all the family.
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I've never found a more comprehensive book on anything ever, until I found this gem. From the fiery depths of the earth to the swirling lights of the universe, this book is awe inspiring from beginning to end. No detail is overlooked, no stone is unturned and the rich depth of the text envelopes you with the vast unknown. Great quality images make me yearn for a life with such beauty. The night sky maps are beautiful and accurate.