Astronomy Book by DK
Discover the wonders of the universe in The Astronomy Book, a captivating guide that explores planets, stars, and black holes. Part of the popular Big Ideas series, this book makes complex concepts simple and accessible. It’s perfect for beginners looking to learn or experts seeking to refresh their knowledge.
The Astronomy Book takes a fresh approach to the subject, with eye-catching graphics and diagrams that will immerse you in the world of astronomy. Dive into over 100 big ideas, theories, and discoveries, with a focus on core concepts explained through facts, charts, timelines, and graphs.
This visual guide combines striking illustrations with easy-to-follow text, allowing readers at any level of understanding to engage with the topics. From space and time to the physics of the cosmos, this book offers a comprehensive introduction to the story of our ideas about the universe. It’s suitable for adults with an interest in astronomy as well as students looking for an overview of the subject.
In The Astronomy Book, you’ll explore the most significant theories and discoveries in the history of astronomy. Delve into the minds of great astronomers like Ptolemy, Copernicus, Galileo, Newton, Hubble, and Hawking, and learn about their groundbreaking contributions.
This book also answers common astronomy questions, such as how we measure the universe, the location of the event horizon, and the nature of dark matter. Instead of overwhelming readers with complex scientific explanations, The Astronomy Book breaks down information into an easy-to-follow format. It covers ancient speculations, the Copernican Revolution, and modern theories from brilliant minds like Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.
The Astronomy Book is part of the acclaimed Big Ideas series, known for its engaging writing and striking visuals. With millions of copies sold worldwide, this series makes big topics easy to understand. Start your journey through the universe with The Astronomy Book!