The Astronomy Book - DK - 2020
Big Ideas Simply Explained
Narrated by: Thomas Judd
Series: Big Ideas Simply Explained
Length: 14 hrs and 38 mins
Release date: 01-21-20
Genre: Science & Technology, Astronomy
Format: mp3 64/48 stereo
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.
From planets and stars to black holes and the Big Bang, take a journey through the wonders of the universe. Featuring topics from the Copernican Revolution to the mind-boggling theories of recent science, The Astronomy Book clarifies hard-to-grasp concepts and explain almost 100 big astronomical ideas. Covering the biographies of key astronomers through the ages such as Ptolemy, Galileo, Newton, Hubble, and Hawking, The Astronomy Book details their theories and discoveries in a user-friendly format to make the information accessible and easy to follow.
Series overview: Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design along with straightforward and engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand. With over seven million copies worldwide sold to date, these award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.
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"[The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners." (Examiner. com)
"The visual layout promotes browsing with illustrations, pull quotes, and simple mind maps to explain concepts quickly." (Library Journal)
"Accessible guide to the great thinkers." (School Library Journal)
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