A Journey Through Space and Time
By (author) Matt Tweed
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Compact Cosmos by Matt Tweed
Book DescriptionExploring the macrocosm from colossal galactic superclusters to quiet backwater planets, Matt Tweed offers a primer on the cosmos for anyone fascinated by the heavens. Taking a guided tour through the universe, we ride past quasars, jets, and galaxies to land on a curious world and examine an array of ideas about space and time. Tweed traces the evolution of stars and formation of planets, describing our "light bubble" and why we can't see any farther than we do. For a concise and accessible description of extra-solar planetary systems, black holes, pulsars, nebulae, great walls, dark matter, red shifts, and much more, "The Compact Cosmos" is an indispensable guide. Data tables, lists of cosmological constants, and distances from Earth to other bodies in space form a useful appendix.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780802714558
(177mm x 150mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Walker Books
Publisher: Walker Books
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Matt Tweed
Secrets of Creation, Paperback (March 2015)
The number system is something completely different from what you've been led to believe!
Sciencia, Hardback (November 2011)
"Sciencia" gathers together six individual volumes spanning the realms of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, evolution, and astronomy. Lavishly illustrated with engravings, woodcuts, and original drawings and diagrams, it inspires readers of all ages to take an interest in the interconnected knowledge of the modern sciences.
Essential Elements, Paperback (April 2007)
Let Matt Tweed take you on a lightning tour of things small, things invisible, and some things so minute and strange that no scientist is sure if they actually exist.
Compact Cosmos, Paperback (February 2006)» View all books by Matt Tweed
The cosmos is a very big place indeed and most people find it rather too enormous. This book takes the readers on a little journey through it all. Containing information on almost everything from Supernovae to Galaxy Clusters and Black Holes, it also deals with the various theories about how it might have come into being.
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