An older edition of this work was published under the title The Universe: An Illustrated History of Astronomy.
"Ponderables, 100 discoveries that changed history, Who did what when"--Opposite title page.
Includes bibliographical references (page 140) and index.
The book tracks the history of the Universe and our quest to find our place within it. From Stonehenge and other ancient megaliths, through Greek discoveries, to today's large telescopes, the history of astronomy is revealed. A 12-page removable foldout timeline provides historical context.