Black holes, dark matter, dark energy the planets of other stars, quasars, pulsars, supernovas, the accelerating universe—it’s all here, in the Fifth Edition of The Universe and Beyond. This accessible, up-to-date guide to the most recent discoveries and theories about our universe is brimming with more than 200 beautifully reproduced photographs and illustrations, some of which are published here for the first time.
Showcasing dramatic new photography from the Hubble Space Telescope, deep-space probes and the largest observatories on Earth, this new edition has also been comprehensively revised by renowned astronomy author Terence Dickinson. Every major topic of astronomy is described in clear, non-mathematical language. From the sand dunes of Mars and the erupting geysers on a moon of Saturn to the ghostly images of galaxies seen as they were 12 billion years ago, The Universe and Beyond is a one-stop guide to our current understanding of the universe
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