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What's Out There Images from Here to the Edge of the Universe

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ISBN-10: 1844831906

ISBN-13: 9781844831906

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mary K. Baumann, Will Hopkins, Loralee Nolletti, Michael Soluri, Stephen Hawking

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This breathtaking photographic tour of the universe features more than 180 exquisite, cutting-edge images, as well as a foreword by award-winning physicist Stephen Hawking. The photos, taken by the newest space explorers—highly sophisticated telescopes, probes, and satellites—are arranged in an A to Z format with thorough text blocks that elucidate the phenomena in a refreshingly concise and accessible manner. From asteroids to pulsars to white dwarfs, each entry consists of bold photos and descriptive text. A data box accompanying each picture provides fascinating details about how, where, and when each shot was taken. In the back of this awe-inspiring volume are the stories behind the…    
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List price: $9.99
Publisher: Watkins Media Limited
Publication date: 1/1/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 244
Size: 10.00" wide x 12.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm. He spent his childhood in Munich where his family owned a small machine shop. By the age of twelve, Einstein had taught himself Euclidean Geometry. His family moved to Milan, where he stayed for a year, and he used it as an excuse to drop out of school, which bored him. He finished secondary school in Aarau, Switzerland and entered the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. Einstein graduated in 1900, by studying the notes of a classmate since he did not attend his classes out of boredom, again. His teachers did not like him and would not recomend him for a position in the University. For two years, Einstein worked as a substitute…    

Foreword: The Never-Ending Quest
Start Here: The Milky Way
What's Out There: The Phenomena: A to Z
The Living Color Universe: The Science Behind the Images by Ray Villard
The Image Makers: The Mechanical and Human Heroes of Space Exploration
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