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Cosmos

Author: Sylvia Arditi; Marc Lachièze-Rey
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lachieze-Rey and Arditi have penned a quantitative account of the science of cosmology, designed for a non-specialist audience.

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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Material Type: Government publication, International government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Arditi; Marc Lachièze-Rey
ISBN: 1552979326 9781552979327
OCLC Number: 54906894
Notes: Translated from the French.
Translated by Global Translations and Interpreters Services Inc.
Description: 174 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Space-time in expansion and development --
The cosmos nearby: our solar system --
Diffuse nebulas and star birth --
Star clusters --
Planetary nebulas: the end of medium-sized stars --
The decline and death of giant stars --
Galaxies as far as the eye can see.
Responsibility: Sylvia Arditi, Marc Lachièze-Rey.

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Reveals magnificent celestial objects of show-stopping beauty.--Bill Thompson"Charleston Post and Courier" (12/19/2004) Some of the most stunning celestial images... each photograph is no smaller Read more...

 
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