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Other Worlds: The Solar System And Beyond

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Outstanding imagery, stunningly presented. Perceptive text from award-winning science writer James Trefil. A foreword by David H. Levy, discoverer of 21 comets. Put them all together and you get "Other Worlds: Images of the Cosmos from Earth and Space."Bonnie Gordon, editor of "Astronomy" magazine, calls this "a gorgeously produced book about our solar system, the larger u ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published September 1st 1999 by National Geographic
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Anyone aspiring to know about astronomy should read this book. Very simple explanations and the best pictures I have ever seen.
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Amazing photographs, in both color and black & white.
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James S. Trefil (born 9/10/1938) is an American physicist (Ph.D. in Physics at Stanford University in 1966) and author of more than thirty books. Much of his published work focuses on science for the general audience. Dr. Trefil has previously served as Professor of Physics at the University of Virginia and he now teaches as Robinson Professor of Physics at George Mason University. Among Trefil's ...more