Offers a unique combination of informative text, magnificent illustrations and stylish design
Examines the 100 most important discoveries since the invention of the telescope
Features spectacular photographs, taken with the largest telescopes on Earth and in space, that portray distant corners of the universe
Author Govert Schilling is a renowned astronomy journalist and science communicator
In his Atlas of Astronomical Discoveries, astronomy journalist Govert Schilling tells the story of 400 years of telescopic astronomy. He looks at the 100 most important discoveries since the invention of the telescope. Doing what Schilling does best, he takes the reader on an adventure through both space and time. Photographs and amazing pictures line the pages of this book, offering the reader an escape from this world and an invitation to a world far beyond what the unaided human eye can detect.
The Dawn of Astronomy.- New Insights and Cosmic Laws.- Juggling Stars in a 3-D Circus.- Messengers of Major Theoretical Breakthroughs.- A Pinch of Star Dust in the Evolving Universe.- Revolutionary Discoveries in the Mysterious Cosmos.
Govert Schilling (1956) is the Netherlands’ most renowned astronomy journalist. He has written nearly fifty books on a wide variety of astronomical subjects. For lecture bookings, please contact Govert at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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