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Title   30 Second Astronomy 

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Author   FRESSIN Francois  ISBN   9781743360835  Add to shopping cart   
Publisher   Murdoch Books  Group   Gen Non-F View shopping cart
Binding   Hardback Category   PopSci  Terms and conditions
Edition   2014 Type   Go back
Publication Year   2014 
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Stock Status   Currently in stock 
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Synopsis When did Mars lose its ocean? Where do we fit into the infinitely grand scheme of things? Is there a universe or a multiverse? What is the Goldilocks Zone? Who developed the tired light theory? Most tantalizing of all: Is there anyone out there? The answers to these and many other far-out questions lie in your hands. Everyone's gazing at the heavens, but a voyage through the star-studded contents of this book will change your view of those other worlds.

30-Second Astronomy encapsulates the terrifying hugeness of the cosmos into bite-size particles that mere earthlings can understand: 50 incredible ideas, each brought down to Earth using no more than two pages, 200 words, and a picture. This one small volume takes you on a cosmic tour, shedding light on the most awesome of objects and places, explaining some very big ideas, concepts, and discoveries, and presenting the scientists and observers who have done so much to crack Life, the Universe, and Everything. Welcome aboard.

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