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Hubble's universe : greatest discoveries and latest images

Author: Terence Dickinson
Publisher: Buffalo, New York : Firefly Books, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Showcases a breathtaking portfolio drawn from an archive of over 500,000 existing Hubble images together with facts and tidbits about Hubble's history and discoveries.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terence Dickinson
ISBN: 9781770851078 1770851070
OCLC Number: 785765260
Description: 300 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Hubble's universe --
Hubble's top science accomplishments --
The message of starlight --
Crucibles of creation --
Starry tapestry --
Blaze of glory --
Hubble's invisible universe --
Empires of stars --
Neighbor worlds : the planets --
Hubble's strange universe.
Responsibility: Terence Dickinson.
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The Hubble Space Telescope combines instant name recognition with the production of consistently spectacular astronomical images. In this book bestselling astronomy writer Terence Dickinson showcases  Read more...

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Astronomy has long been recognized as 'bait', dangled in front of children, in particular, to lure them into science more generally; and one of the facets that has always been especially tempting is Read more...

 
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Amazing pictures, and the text is pretty good too

by DenverJeffrey (WorldCat user published 2013-01-09) Excellent Permalink

Dickinson, an astronomer and author of 15 astronomy books, edits the magazine SkyNews. In this amazing book he details in text and images the Hubble Space Telescope's contributions to science. His precise text and picture captions brilliantly complement the nearly 300...
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