Expanding Universe

Author: Owen Edwards
Publisher: Taschen America Llc
ISBN: 9783836549226
Size: 38.59 MB
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L'ouvrage réunit des images de l'espace profond prises par Hubble accompagnées de textes sur les exploits du télescope, le futur de l'exploration spatiale, et les techniques pour réaliser de telles photographies.

Hubble Deep Field

Author: Don Nardo
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 0756556473
Size: 40.80 MB
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Photos from the Hubble Space Telescope of what was thought to be empty space may provide information on the history of the universe.

Majestic Universe

Author: Serge Brunier
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521663076
Size: 79.78 MB
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Over 200 color photographs explore the universe, galaxies, the big bang theory, and the history of cosmology

The Big Bang And God

Author: Chandra Wickramasinghe
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137535032
Size: 34.20 MB
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As advanced by astronomer-cosmologist Sir Fred Hoyle, astronomy, biology, astrobiology, astrophysics, and cosmology converge agreeably with natural theology. In The Big Bang and God, these interdisciplinary convergences are developed by an astronomer collaborating with a theologian.


Author: John R. Gribbin
Publisher: Overlook Books
Size: 27.48 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Descriptions of photographs of deep space taken from satellites present a history of the birth of the universe, from the "big bang" to the formation of the planets

The Hubble Cosmos

Author: David H. DeVorkin
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426215576
Size: 43.10 MB
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To celebrate NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and its 25 years of accomplishments, let The Hubble Cosmos fill your mind with big ideas, brilliant imagery, and a new understanding of the universe in which we live. Relive key moments in the monumental Hubble story, from launch through major new instrumentation to the promise of discoveries to come. With more than 150 photographs including Hubble All-Stars--the most famous of all the noteworthy images--The Hubble Cosmos shows how this telescope is revolutionizing our understanding of the universe.

A Grand And Bold Thing

Author: Ann K. Finkbeiner
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439196472
Size: 39.54 MB
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LATE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, what had been a fevered pace of discovery in astronomy for many years had slowed. The Hubble Space Telescope continued to produce an astonishing array of images, but the study of the universe was still fractured into domains: measuring the universe’s expansion rate, the evolution of galaxies in the early universe, the life and death of stars, the search for extrasolar planets, the quest to understand the nature of the elusive dark matter. So little was understood, still, about so many of the most fundamental questions, foremost among them: What was the overall structure of the universe? Why had stars formed into galaxies, and galaxies into massive clusters? What was needed, thought visionary astronomer Jim Gunn, recently awarded the National Medal of Science, was a massive survey of the sky, a kind of new map of the universe that would be so rich in detail and cover such a wide swath of space, be so grand and bold, that it would allow astronomers to see the big picture in a whole new way. So was born the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, a remarkable undertaking bringing together hundreds of astronomers and launching a new era of supercharged astronomical discovery, an era of “e-science” that has taken astronomy from the lonely mountaintop observatory to the touch of your fingertips. Critically acclaimed science writer Ann Finkbeiner tells the inside story of the Sloan and how it is revolutionizing astronomy. The Sloan stitched together images of deep space taken over the course of five years, providing a remarkably detailed, three-dimensional map of a vast territory of the universe, all digitized and downloadable for easy searching on a personal computer, and available not only to professional astronomers but to the public as well. Bringing together for the first time images of many millions of galaxies—including the massive structure known as the Sloan Great Wall of galaxies, never seen before—the Sloan is allowing astronomers and armchair enthusiasts alike to watch the universe grow up, providing so many discoveries at such a fast pace that, as one astronomer said, it’s like drinking out of a fire hose. They are watching galaxies forming and galaxies merging with other galaxies, seeing streams of stars swirling out from galaxies, and forming a new understanding of how the smooth soup of matter that emerged from the Big Bang evolved into the universe as we know it. Ann Finkbeiner brings the excitement and the extraordinary potential of this new era of astronomy vividly to life and allows all readers to understand how they, too, can become part of the discovery process. A Grand and Bold Thing is vital reading for all.

The Expanding Universe

Author: Robert W. Smith
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521232120
Size: 56.54 MB
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This book analyses, with archival evidence, the three major changes to astronomers' theories between 1900 and 1931.

Firefly Atlas Of The Universe

Author: Patrick Moore
Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd
Size: 45.68 MB
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Summarizes what is known about the sun, stars, and planets; traces the history of astronomy; and includes maps and satellite photographs.