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Couper, Heather

Overview
Works: 264 works in 657 publications in 10 languages and 16,892 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  History  Laboratory manuals  Popular works  Puzzles and games 
Roles: Author, Creator, Producer, Scenarist, Other, Narrator, Illustrator, Contributor, Director
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Most widely held works by Heather Couper
The planets by Heather Couper( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring all-new 3D models built using data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency
DK space encyclopedia by Heather Couper( Book )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Arabic and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to astronomy and space travel, arranged by such topics as "Observing the Universe," "Exploring Space," "Planets & Moons," "Stars & Beyond," and "Practical Stargazing."
Black holes by Heather Couper( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Slovenian and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how we know about black holes, how they affect matter around them, and what would happen if you got inside one
Big bang by Heather Couper( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the Big Bang theory of how the universe may have begun
How the universe works by Heather Couper( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an introduction to the solar sytem, stars and planets. Includes many experiments and projects. Suggested level: intermediate
The history of astronomy by Heather Couper( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the stories of humans interacting with the endless wonders of the night sky, beginning with the earliest superstitions and continuing through to the birth and development of the science of astronomy. The authors, both expert astronomers, researched 29 locations worldwide, from Beijing's ancient observatory to the observatory in Puerto Rico that searches for alien radio signals. They also interviewed 26 of the world's most esteemed astronomers, including Stephen Hawking. Covers such areas as: Australian Aborigines, Stonehenge, Polynesian navigators; Egyptian, Chinese and Babylonian astronomers, the Star of Bethlehem; Greek astronomers, early concepts of the Earth's shape and orbit; Galileo, Copernicus, the far universe; the Solar System and the movements of the planets; Newton, gravity, Halley; discovery of Uranus and Neptune, discovery and demotion of Pluto; what stars are made of and why they shine; Hubble, the cosmos, new galaxies, the Big Bang; pulsars, quasars and black holes; are we alone?--From publisher description
The guide to the galaxy by Nigel Henbest( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is anybody out there? by Heather Couper( Book )

11 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the possibility of life on other planets from both scientific and mythological perspectives
The space atlas by Heather Couper( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the planets, moons, and other bodies of the solar system, as well as distant stars, galaxies, and other celestial phenomena. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
DK encyclopedia of space by Heather Couper( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to astronomy and space science, compiled by leading space experts. Includes the facts and figures from the latest missions to the planets, and images from the Hubble Space Telescope
Physics by Nigel Henbest( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses such aspects of physics as forces and motion; balancing forces; solids, liquids, and gases; heat energy; sound; light; electricity; and magnetism
The sun by Heather Couper( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses "our local star," its characteristics, activities, origins, and some of its mysteries
Astronomy by Heather Couper( Book )

7 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the sun, earth, moon, solar system, stars, and our galaxy
Galaxies and quasars by Heather Couper( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics of different types of galaxies focusing on the Milky Way and its inhabitants, 100 billion stars
The moon by Heather Couper( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the features, phases, eclipses, and exploration of the moon
The restless universe by Nigel Henbest( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heavens above! by Heather Couper( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An imaginary journey through space explores the solar system, earth, stars, scale of the universe, and evidence of life in the universe
The stars by Heather Couper( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and Dutch and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses light years, starbirth, double stars, supernovae, pulsars black holes, and other aspects of the stars
Space probes and satellites by Heather Couper( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys developments in manned and unmanned space exploration, from the launch of the Sputnik satellite in 1957 to space probes such as Pioneer and Voyager to possible future missions to the stars
Telescopes and observatories by Heather Couper( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, development, and operation of telescopes, where observatories are located, and someof the startling discoveries made by telescopes detecting radio, gamma, and ultraviolet waves
 
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DK space encyclopedia
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Black holesBig bangHow the universe worksThe history of astronomyIs anybody out there?The space atlasDK encyclopedia of space
Alternative Names
Cooper, Heather

Couper, H.

Couper, Heather

Couper, Heather A., 1949-

Couper, Heather Anita 1949-

Heather Couper Astronoma britannica

Heather Couper Astronomer

Heather Couper britisk fysikar og astronom

Heather Couper britisk fysiker og astronom

Heather Couper Brits astronome

Heather Couper brittisk fysiker och astronom

هيذر كوبر

هيزر كوبر

கீத்தர் கூப்பர்

쿠퍼, 헤더

クーパー, ヒーザー

クーパー, ヘザー

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