Beyond: Our Future in Space

Beyond: Our Future in Space

by Chris Impey


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ISBN-13: 9780393239300
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 04/13/2015
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Chris Impey is a distinguished professor in the Department of Astronomy at the University of Arizona and the critically-acclaimed author of Beyond, How It Began, and How It Ends, and four other books, as well as two astronomy textbooks. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Table of Contents

Preface xi

Part I Prelude 1

1 Dreaming of Beyond 5

2 Rockets and Bombs 21

3 Send In the Robots 40

Part II Present 59

4 Revolution Is Coming 63

5 Meet the Entrepreneurs 81

6 Beyond the Horizon 99

7 A Plethora of Planets 118

Part III Future 135

8 The Next Space Race 139

9 Our Next Home 157

10 Remote Sensing 175

11 Living Off-Earth 192

Part IV Beyond 209

12 Journey to the Stars 213

13 Cosmic Companionship 233

14 A Universe Made for Us 248

Notes 265

Credits 295

Index 297

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Why are Levy's and Sobel's reviews word-for-word the same? Kind of makes all the reviews suspect. This book may be great. However, if you cannot trust the professional reviews, how do you make an informed choice?