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By Carol Christian,Jean-René Roy

Are we on my own within the Universe? was once there something ahead of the massive Bang? Are there different universes? What makes stars shine? the place does Earth's water come from? Why is the evening sky darkish? used to be there ever lifestyles on Mars? How do telescopes paintings? This attractive advisor ebook solutions these types of questions and enormous quantities extra, making it a pragmatic reference for somebody who has ever questioned what's out within the cosmos, the place all of it comes from, and the way all of it works. Richly illustrated in colour all through, it supplies basic but rigorous reasons in non-technical language, summarizing present astronomical wisdom, with out overlooking the $64000 underlying clinical rules. This moment variation contains mammoth new fabric all through, together with the newest findings from the hot Horizons, Rosetta, and sunrise house missions, and photographs from expert telescopes resembling the Hubble area Telescope and the Atacama huge Millimeter Array.

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