Extreme Cosmos : A Guided Tour of the Fastest, Brightest, Hottest, Heaviest, Oldest, and Most Amazing Aspects of Our Universe
by Bryan Gaensler


Overview - A top astronomer explores the universe through the lens of its most jaw-dropping extremes.

The universe is all about extremes, and in this engaging and thought-provoking book, astronomer Bryan Gaensler gives a whirlwind tour of the galaxies, with an emphasis on its fastest, hottest, heaviest, brightest, oldest, densest, and even loudest elements.  Read more...


 
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Overview
A top astronomer explores the universe through the lens of its most jaw-dropping extremes.

The universe is all about extremes, and in this engaging and thought-provoking book, astronomer Bryan Gaensler gives a whirlwind tour of the galaxies, with an emphasis on its fastest, hottest, heaviest, brightest, oldest, densest, and even loudest elements. From supernova explosions a billion times brighter than the sun to an asteroid the size of a beach ball, Extreme Cosmos offers a fascinating, fresh, and informed perspective of the remarkable richness of the universe, and the incredible physics that modern astronomy has revealed.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780399537516
  • ISBN-10: 0399537511
  • Publisher: Tarcherperigee
  • Publish Date: July 2012
  • Page Count: 240
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.4 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds


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