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By Carol Christian,Jean-René Roy

ISBN-10: 131661526X

ISBN-13: 9781316615263

Are we on my own within the Universe? used to be there something earlier than the large Bang? Are there different universes? What makes stars shine? the place does Earth's water come from? Why is the evening sky darkish? used to be there ever lifestyles on Mars? How do telescopes paintings? This enticing consultant e-book solutions a lot of these questions and enormous quantities extra, making it a realistic reference for a person who has ever puzzled what's out within the cosmos, the place all of it comes from, and the way all of it works. Richly illustrated in colour all through, it provides easy but rigorous reasons in non-technical language, summarizing present astronomical wisdom, with no overlooking the $64000 underlying medical rules. This moment variation contains colossal new fabric all through, together with the most recent findings from the recent Horizons, Rosetta, and sunrise area missions, and pictures from specialist telescopes comparable to the Hubble house Telescope and the Atacama huge Millimeter Array.

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