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Giles Sparrow

Teoksen Cosmos tekijä

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Tietoja tekijästä

Sisältää nimet: Sparrow Giles, Giles Sparrow


Tekijän teokset

Cosmos (1666) 249 kappaletta
Hubble: Window on the Universe (1870) 88 kappaletta
The Night Sky Month by Month (2011) — Tekijä — 71 kappaletta
Physics In Minutes (2013) 67 kappaletta
Children's Encyclopedia of Space (2017) 52 kappaletta
DKfindout! Universe (2018) — Tekijä — 34 kappaletta
The Stargazer's Handbook (2015) 29 kappaletta
Voyage Across the Cosmos (2008) 29 kappaletta
Cosmos Close-Up (2011) 28 kappaletta
Physics Squared (2016) 27 kappaletta
The Universe & How to See It (2001) 23 kappaletta
Carbon (The Elements) (1999) 18 kappaletta
Iron (The Elements) (1999) 16 kappaletta
Moon (Exploring the Solar System) (2001) 10 kappaletta
Mars (Exploring the Solar System) (2001) 10 kappaletta
The Amazing Book of Space (2019) 8 kappaletta
Stars and galaxies (2006) 8 kappaletta
The Solar System in Minutes (2018) 8 kappaletta
Stars and Planets (2008) 8 kappaletta
The Amazing Book of Science (2019) 7 kappaletta
Exploring the universe (2006) 5 kappaletta
Nickel (The Elements) (2006) 4 kappaletta
La Nature vue de (très) près (2012) 2 kappaletta
Simply meccanica quantistica (2021) — Avustaja — 1 kappale
Night sky 1 kappale

Associated Works

The Science Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (2014) — Avustaja — 510 kappaletta
Eyewitness Companions: Astronomy (2006) — Avustaja — 125 kappaletta

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Atticaraider | Mar 19, 2024 |
Glorious pictures and top-notch science writing make this one of the most enjoyable of the recent books on Mars. The middle portion of the book is arranged as an atlas of Mars, highlighting the geology and terrain of different sites on the red planet. That is a section to savor slowly.
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Treebeard_404 | Jan 23, 2024 |
This is a remarkable book. It's beautiful from the outside, embossed with gold text and with faux marbled endpapers. Inside is a fascinating and surprisingly easy-to-read work of annotation, commentary, and context on a landmark cosmic atlas of the early 18th century. We've all read histories of astronomy that print one plate from such atlases with a brief comment on what they got right and what they got wrong. This book is quite different. It prints Doppelmayr's plates full size, then follows the full-size print with details cropped from the original and captioned with explanations and context. Illustrated essays before each plate add even more historical and cultural context, and explain the development of scientific thought that led to the science portrayed in it. Martin Rees's foreword briefly and effectively places the Atlas Coelestis into its contemporary context -- after Kepler and Newton explained the motions of the planets, but before the expeditions to observe the transit of Venus established the scale of the solar system. It's intimidating at first (it weighs more than 2 kilos!), but the text is very accessible and the images lavish; I was sucked in instantly. This book is not just for lovers of astronomy. I'd also recommend it to anyone interested in the history of science or even to anyone studying 18th century literature, which is packed with references to new understanding of the heavens.… (lisätietoja)
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elakdawalla | Dec 2, 2022 |
Beginnings. Our Solar System in Perspective. Servicing Missions 1 and 2. A New View of the Stars. Servicing Mission 3A. Servicing Mission 3B. Looking Beyond the Milky Way. Servicing Mission 4. Looking Beyond Space and Time. The Next Generation.

The wonders of the universe as seen through the eye of the Hubble Space Telescope. With just enough text to provide the necessary information for the stunning photographic display in this coffee table-sized book. Views of planets, moons, nebulae, deep space . . . the spectacular photographs included here showcase the capabilities of the telescope as they create a window into the universe to reveal sights never before seen.

A Hubble Space Telescope Instrumentation and Glossary is included.

Highly recommended.
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jfe16 | 1 muu arvostelu | Jul 28, 2021 |


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