Universe: 50 Ideas You Really Need to Know (50 Ideas You Really Need to Know )
In this, the latest volume in the best selling 50 Ideas series, author Joanne Baker unravels the complexities of the universe for a general readership.
From Heliocentrism to dark matter, and from Kepler’s laws of planetary motion and orbits to Olber’s paradox and the Shapley-Curtis debate, she explains ideas at the cutting-edge of scientific enquiry, making them comprehen
Being thus, it doesn't go into all that much detail about anything, of course, but i suppose it is a reasonably serviceable introduction to the subject, as are most of these '50 ideas' books.
I would recommend to anyone who wants to start reading Popular Science but has no idea where to start, and would especially recommend to young people who ar ...more