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Space and Astronomy

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Klappentext - A general foreword/introduction by a notable figure in each discipline - One chapter for each decade! including its own introduction and conclusion - A final conclusion that looks at likely trends in the 21st century - Biographic sidebars of famous scientists - Approximately 50 line illustrations and 50 photographs - Chronologies of key events (Nobel Prizes! great discoveries! and more) - Glossary! index! and other back matter. Zusammenfassung Part of the ""Twentieth-Century Science"" set! this title reveals how the astronomers unravel the mysteries of how the Sun shines! how stars collapse into black holes! and how the universe expands. It is the story of dreamers who designed rockets to bring back knowledge of other worlds and other galaxies.

Auteur

Marianne J. Dyson is a former NASA flight controller with a B.S. in physics from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. She is a consultant for several science series, as well as a popular speaker on space topics. She won the Golden Kite Award for Space Station Science and the American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award for Home on the Moon.

Texte du rabat

- A general foreword/introduction by a notable figure in each discipline

- One chapter for each decade, including its own introduction and conclusion

- A final conclusion that looks at likely trends in the 21st century

- Biographic sidebars of famous scientists

- Approximately 50 line illustrations and 50 photographs

- Chronologies of key events (Nobel Prizes, great discoveries, and more)

- Glossary, index, and other back matter.



Résumé
Part of the ""Twentieth-Century Science"" set, this title reveals how the astronomers unravel the mysteries of how the Sun shines, how stars collapse into black holes, and how the universe expands. It is the story of dreamers who designed rockets to bring back knowledge of other worlds and other galaxies.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Space and Astronomy
Sous-titre: Decade by Decade
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Code EAN: 9780816055364
ISBN: 978-0-8160-5536-4
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Facts On File Inc
Genre: Physique et astronomie
nombre de pages: 272
Poids: 767g
Taille: H235mm x B191mm
Année: 2007