Images of the Universe

Images of the Universe

by Carole Stott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521391784

ISBN-13: 9780521391788

Pub. Date: 11/21/1991

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Prepared for the inauguration of the British Astronomical Association, this comprehensive survey of the astronomical wonders of the universe is written at a level accessible to the amateur as well as the professional.

Overview

Prepared for the inauguration of the British Astronomical Association, this comprehensive survey of the astronomical wonders of the universe is written at a level accessible to the amateur as well as the professional.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521391788
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/21/1991
Pages:
237
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

1. Major advances in astronomy since 1890 Colin Ronan; 2. The inner planets Richard Baum; 3. Jupiter John Rogers; 4. Saturn Richard McKim; 5. Neptune Patrick Moore; 6. Comets and meteors David Hughes; 7. The Sun Iain Nicolson; 8. Stellar evolution Jacqueline Mitton; 9. Variable stars John Isles; 10. Supernova Paul Murdin; 11. Pulsars Francis Graham Smith; 12. Our galaxy Nigel Henbest and Heather Couper; 13. Active galaxies and quasars Malcolm Longair; 14. The first one second Paul Davies; 15. Modern cosmology Martin Rees.

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