Astronomy 101: From the Sun and Moon to Wormholes and Warp Drive, Key Theories, Discoveries, and Facts about the Universe

By Carolyn Collins Petersen

Discover the curiosities of the cosmos during this attractive book! Too usually, textbooks move into extra element than readers consider after they are looking to examine a bit whatever approximately astronomy. this is often where Astronomy 101 comes in. It takes you out to the celebrities and planets and galaxies and discusses the various most up-to-date enormous Astronomy discoveries whereas providing the fundamental proof approximately astronomy and space.
From the large Bang and nebulae to the Milky manner and Sir Isaac Newton, this celestial primer is full of hundreds and hundreds of attention-grabbing and pleasing astronomy charts and images chosen to steer you thru the universe.Whether you're trying to resolve the secret at the back of black holes, or simply are looking to examine extra approximately your favourite planets, Astronomy 101 has loads of answers--even those you didn't be aware of you have been searching for.

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