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Author Lowe, Stuart, author.

Title Cosmos : the infographic book of space / Stuart Lowe & Chris North.

Publication Info. London : Aurum Press, 2015.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  523.1 LOW    AVAILABLE
 Mokena Community PL Adult Non-Fiction - MKBB-1  523.1 LOW    AVAILABLE
Description 223 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-224).
Contents Space exploration -- Solar system -- Telescopes -- The sun -- Stars -- Galaxies -- Cosmology -- Other worlds -- Miscellaneous.
Summary Starting with the Big Bang itself, we explore the secret lives of galaxies and stars, and examine the thousand new planets now discovered beyond the Solar System-- checking out their viability for alien life. We chronicle the incredible instruments and machines that are discovering the hidden secrets of the Universe, from 'telescopes' deep under the Antarctic ice to robotic explorers on distant worlds. We investigate the astounding technology used by human astronauts as they push out beyond the Moon to Mars-- and on towards the stars.
Subject Cosmology.
Astronomy. (OCoLC)fst00819673
Cosmology. (OCoLC)fst00880600
Solar system.
Solar system.
Solar system. (OCoLC)fst01244288
Added Author North, Chris (Chris E.), author.
ISBN 9781781314500 (hardback)
1781314500 (hardback)
9781781316450 (paperback)
1781316457 (paperback)

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