The perfect book on astronomy, astrophysics & cosmology for beginners
Based on ten years’ experience teaching introductory astronomy classes for adults
The whole cosmos in your hands, The Universe in Bite-sized Chunks is your one-stop guide to everything you ever wanted to know about space and our place in it. The perfect astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology book for beginners.
This fascinating work will take you on an astral adventure, beginning with humanity’s very first astronomical observations, and ending with the latest thinking on the most cutting-edge discoveries. Along the way, you’ll learn about the Big Bang and the ultimate fate of the universe, Galileo and Newton, gravitational waves and shooting stars, the Aurora Borealis and the Apollo missions, quasars and dark energy.
With so many intriguing but often mind-boggling concepts to grasp, Colin Stuart uses all his knowledge and expertise to engage the reader and make the subject accessible, providing the very best start to your cosmic voyage of discovery. A maths and jargon free zone. Just the most interesting things in the cosmos explained in simple, everyday language.
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Universe in Bite-Sized Chunks
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