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The Universal Book of Astronomy: From the Andromeda Galaxy to the Zone of Avoidance
The ultimate guide to the final frontier. This alphabetical tour of the universe provides all the history, science, and up-to-the-minute facts needed to explore the skies with authority. Packed with more than 3,000 entries that cover everything from major observatories and space telescopes to biographies of astronomers throughout the ages, it showcases an extraordinary arr ...more
Hardcover, 584 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by Wiley
(first published 2003)
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David Darling is a science writer and astronomer. He is the author of many books, including the bestselling Equations of Eternity, and the popular online resource The Worlds of David Darling. He lives in Dundee, Scotland.More about David Darling...