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Origins: Our Place in Hubble's Universe
     

Origins: Our Place in Hubble's Universe

by John Gribbin, Simon Goodwin
 
The much-anticipated follow-up to Hubble's Universe, this breathtakingly illustrated history of the universe from the big bang to the present presents stunning photographs of events that previous generations of astronomers could only picture in their mind's eye--and which non-astronomers could not even imagine.

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The much-anticipated follow-up to Hubble's Universe, this breathtakingly illustrated history of the universe from the big bang to the present presents stunning photographs of events that previous generations of astronomers could only picture in their mind's eye--and which non-astronomers could not even imagine.

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Booknews
Full-page color photographs from the Hubble Space Telescope and large terrestrial telescopes chronicle the prevailing theory of the origin and development of the universe by illustrating progressively closer, and so newer, celestial features. Also includes a long introduction, substantial captions on facing pages, and a glossary without pronunciation. A sequel to Goodwin's . Picture credits stand in for a bibliography. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879518134
Publisher:
Overlook
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
Origins Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.72(w) x 11.40(h) x 0.64(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

John Gribbin, Ph.D., trained as an astrophysicist at the University of Cambridge before becoming a full-time science writer. His books include the highly acclaimed In Search of Schrödinger's Cat, The First Chimpanzee, In Search of the Big Bang, In the Beginning, In Search of the Edge of Time, In Search of the Double Helix, The Stuff of the Universe (with Martin Rees), Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science, and Einstein: A Life in Science (with Michael White). He lives in East Sussex with his wife and two sons.

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