How Space Works

£16.99

This is a clear, visual guide to space and the Universe for complete beginners to astronomy. Have you ever asked yourself how big the Universe is, how far it is to the nearest star, or what came before the Big Bang? Then this is the book for you. ‘How Space Works’ shows you the different types of object in the Universe (so you’ll know your pulsars from your quasars) and introduces you to some of the strangest and most wonderful things known to science, including dark matter particles and ancient white dwarf stars that are almost as old as the Universe itself.

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Description

Embark on an awe-inspiring and informative journey through our Solar System and beyond in this illuminating astronomy book!

Discover how big the Universe is, why our view of the sky is constantly changing, what came before the Big Bang, and so much more. 3, 2, 1, blast off!

Inside the pages of this comprehensive guide to astronomy for beginners, you’ll discover:

– Simple text and step-by-step graphics make astronomy easy to understand
– Fun facts and tip-of-the-tongue questions are presented through bite-sized factoids and question-and-answer features
– Clear explanations demystifying more advanced topics such as cosmic rays, dark matter, and black hole collisions

An out-of-this-world reference book about space that introduces you to the weird and wonderful world of astronomy and space exploration. From the structure of the Milky Way to the Earth’s nearest celestial body, the Moon, How Space Works takes you on an unforgettable tour through the stars and galaxies, and to the furthest reaches of space!

Answering all your burning questions about space, from ancient white dwarf stars to the Mars Rover, this visual guide explains the basics of astronomy through bold graphics and step-by-step artworks. It’s the ultimate book for armchair astronomers and space-technology enthusiasts looking for reliable and up-to-date facts and explanations.

DK’s How Things Work series uses dynamic graphics and jargon-free text to explain the modern world simply and clearly. Packed with fascinating facts and stats, these visual guides cover everything from science to philosophy, making complex topics more accessible than ever before!

Additional information

Weight 840 g
Dimensions 239 × 202 × 22 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

224

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

520 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K