Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

What is the nature of space and time How do we fit within the universe How does the universe fit within us There s no better guide through these mind expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson n nBut today, few of us have time to contemplate the c


Cosmos has 13 heavily illustrated chapters, corresponding to the 13 episodes of the Cosmos television series In the book, Sagan explores 15 billion years of cosmic evolution and the development of science and civilization Cosmos traces the origins of knowledge and the scientific method, mixing sci

Eine Geschichte des Universums in 100 Sternen

Vom Urknall ber den Stern von Bethlehem zur GAIA Mission Florian Freistetter nimmt uns in 100 Sternengeschichten mit auf eine Reise durch den Kosmos.Wei t du, wie viel Sternlein stehen Mehr, als man sich vorstellen kann und alle erz hlen sie eine Geschichte ber das Universum Dank Gamma Dracon

The Astronomy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

An essential guide to milestone developments in astronomy, telling the story of our ideas about space, time, and the physics of the cosmos from ancient times to the present day n nFrom planets and stars to black holes and the Big Bang, take a journey through the wonders of the universe Featuring to

How to Astronaut: Everything You Need to Know Before Leaving Earth

Former NASA astronaut Terry Virts offers an insider s guide to astronauting a behind the scenes look at the training, the basic rules, lessons, and procedures of space travel, including how to deal with a dead body in space, what it s like to film an IMAX movie in orbit, what exactly to do when natu

God and the Astronomers

In God and the Astronomers, Dr Robert Jastrow, world renowned astrophysicist, describes the astronomical discoveries of recent years and the theological implications of the new insights afforded by science into mankind s place in the cosmos He explains the chain of events that forced astronomers,

Einstein: His Life and Universe

Einstein was a rebel and nonconformist from boyhood days, and these character traits drove both his life and his science In this narrative, Walter Isaacson explains how his mind worked and the mysteries of the universe that he discovered.

On Space and Time

This book gets to the heart of science by asking a fundamental question about its essence what is the true nature of space and time Both defy modern physics, and scientists find themselves continually searching for answers This unique volume brings together world leaders in cosmology, particle ph

Het kosmisch rariteitenkabinet

Het heelal zit vol onvoorstelbaar rare dingen Een planeet die zo heet is, dat ie letterlijk verdampt, bijvoorbeeld Een mysterieus radiosignaal dat je durft het bijna niet hardop te zeggen best wel eens van aliens kan komen Hongerige zwarte gaten die op hoog tempo op ons af komen razen En wat