Smithsonian Intimate Guide to the Cosmos

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HarperCollins, Feb 6, 2007 - Science - 176 pages
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In Smithsonian Intimate Guide to the Cosmos, Dana Berry takes readers on a dazzling tour of the cosmos, from Earth's orbit to the farthest reaches of space. He complements the extraordinary images with clear, up-to-date, and straightforward explanations of cosmology—from the explosive origins of our own universe to the possible existence of countless others beyond it.

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Tours are only as good as the guide who leads them, no matter how spectacular the view, and here a fine commentator draws out the awe-inspiring majesty of our universe in such a way that readers will ... Read full review

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Coffee-table-ish, lavishly colored intro to astronomy. Read full review

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This book is 6 Introduction
16
Chapter Three
56
Chapter Four
74
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Dana Berry is a space illustrator who has worked at NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-Ray Observatory. His work has been widely featured by National Geographic, Discovery Television, and the BBC.

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