Our Universe by Michael Rowan-Robinson
An Armchair Guide

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With more than 200 color paintings, photos and drawings, this book is a pictorial survey of all that is known about the universe today. 20 famous astronomical objects, about half of which can be seen with the naked eye, illustratesd the full range of theories and insights of modern astronomy linking the familiar night sky with the most current ideas and discoveries at the frontier of research.
 

About Michael Rowan-Robinson

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Michael Rowan-Robinson is Professor of Astrophysics and Head of the Astrophysics Group at Imperial College, London. He is an internationally recognized expert on observational cosmology and his book, The Cosmological Distance Scale, is regarded as a classic.
 
Published August 1, 1990 by W H Freeman & Co (Sd). 180 pages
Genres: Science & Math. Non-fiction

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