Parting the Cosmic Veil
By (author) Kenneth R. Lang
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Parting the Cosmic Veil by Kenneth R. Lang
Book DescriptionThis book describes our gradual awareness of a vast, previously concealed Universe. It is a story of expanding horizons and the discovery of invisible worlds. This voyage of discovery is presented within universal themes, such as invisibility, motion, content, form, impermanence, violence and emptiness, beginnings and ends. These are topics that concern us all, helping us take the Universe personally, so each chapter begins with the human aspect of some of these themes. The book is additionally broadened by including the perceptions of artists, poets and writers, as well as with line drawings that forcefully compact a scientific insight.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780387307350
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publish Date: 6-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Kenneth R. Lang
Life and Death of Stars, Hardback (March 2013)
Explains how stars are born, how they evolve and their ultimate fates, for a broad general audience.
Cambridge Guide to the Solar System, Hardback (March 2011)
With full color images, this classic reference is brought up-to-date, and will appeal to anyone with an interest in planetary science.
Sun from Space, Hardback (October 2008)» View all books by Kenneth R. Lang
Based on the main findings of nine solar spacecraft missions, this book offers information on key advances in the field. It also provides the scientific objective of those missions and historical perspective on studies of the sun and heliosphere.
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Author Biography - Kenneth R. Lang
Professor Lang has written several books about the Sun, as well as widely used reference works in astronomy and astrophysics. He has carried out radio observations of the active Sun with the Very Large Array in support of the SOHO spacecraft, teaches an extremely popular introductory course about the Sun to Tufts University students with non-scientific majors, and has served for two years as Visiting Senior Scientist in Solar Physics at NASA Headquarters.
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