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The Universe
     

The Universe

by Leo Marriott
 

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The Universe is big! If you could propel a space craft at the speed of light, closest neighbor the Andromeda Galaxy, is 2.5 million years away. It would take 12 billion years to reach the object that is furthest away from us( and still receding): thats almost as long as the Universe itself has existed.

Overview

The Universe is big! If you could propel a space craft at the speed of light, closest neighbor the Andromeda Galaxy, is 2.5 million years away. It would take 12 billion years to reach the object that is furthest away from us( and still receding): thats almost as long as the Universe itself has existed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785820444
Publisher:
Chartwell Books
Publication date:
12/15/2005
Pages:
255
Product dimensions:
16.95(w) x 12.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Leo Marriott has watched the stars since he was a child. A sailor, pilot, and air traffic controller, he has always needed to know where he is and what information the objects around him can provide. As the author of more than 20 books, including a best seller on the Titanic, he has proved his ability to explain things clearly, in a text that is free of jargon and designed to educate and illuminate. He currently works for Airbus of Filton.

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