Life. The Universe. Everything. The human race has always revealed an insatiable hunger to search "to infinity and beyond". In this truly mind-blowing book, partners in science Stuart Lowe and Chris North use cutting edge infographics to illuminate - in a new and unique way - the most amazing places and objects that modern science has laid bare. Featuring innovative, inspirational and original designs by leading authors in their field, COSMOS: THE INFOGRAPHIC BOOK OF SPACE delves into a truly international subject and will appeal to stargazers and space enthusiasts of all ages.
Including the Big Bang itself, COSMOS: THE INFOGRAPHIC BOOK OF SPACE:
Explores the secret lives of galaxies and stars
Examines the thousand new planets now discovered beyond the Solar System, checking out their viability for alien life
Chronicles the incredible instruments and machines that are discovering the hidden secrets of the Universe, from 'telescopes' atop the highest mountains to robotic explorers on distant worlds...
Investigates the astounding technology used by human and robotic explorers as they push out beyond the Moon to Mars - and on towards the stars...
Publisher: Aurum Press
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 590 g
Dimensions: 215 x 165 x 18 mm
"Astronomers Stuart Lowe and Chris North really lift off in this graphic exploration of all things space. Their depictions of year-by-year spaceflights and space junk shock through sheer numbers, while their takes on interplanetary missions, moons in the Solar System and particularly the polarization of the Milky Way EURO" like a cosmic finger-painting in palest mauve EURO" deliver the facts with aesthetic brio."