Comets, Cosmology and the Big Bang

Allan Chapman SKU: 9780745980317
Paperback
Comets, Cosmology and the Big Bang

Comets, Cosmology and the Big Bang

Allan Chapman SKU: 9780745980317
Paperback
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  • Release Date: 23 November 2018
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This book will take the story of astronomy on from where Allan Chapman left it in Stargazers, and bring it almost up to date, with the developments and discoveries of the last three centuries. He covers the big names – Halley, Hooke, Herschel, Hubble and Hoyle; and includes the women who pushed astronomy forward, from Caroline Herschel to the Victorian women astronomers. He includes the big discoveries and the huge ideas, from the Milky War, to the Big Bang, the mighty atom, and the question of life on other planets. And he brings in the contributions made in the US, culminating in their race with the USSR to get a man on the moon, before turning to the explosion of interest in astronomy that was pioneered by Sir Patrick Moore and The Sky at Night.

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