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What's Out There - Images from Here to the Edge of the Universe

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What's Out There - Images from Here to the Edge of the Universe
Category: Novels & Comics
Author: Stephen Hawking, Will Hopkins, Loraless Nolletti
Publish Year: 2006
Pages: 184
Dimensions: 9.5x12x1"
Restockable: No
NKG part #: 2148371042
Type: Hardcover


This breathtaking photographic tour of the universe features more than 180 exquisite, cutting-edge images, as well as a foreword by award-winning physicist Stephen Hawking. The photos, taken by the newest space explorers—highly sophisticated telescopes, probes, and satellites—are arranged in an A to Z format with thorough text blocks that elucidate the phenomena in a refreshingly concise and accessible manner.

From asteroids to pulsars to white dwarfs, each entry consists of bold photos and descriptive text. A data box accompanying each picture provides fascinating details about how, where, and when each shot was taken. In the back of this awe-inspiring volume are the stories behind the space probes and telescopes, along with an essay on color imagery in space and a glossary.