The Universe: 365 Days has been created by the founders of 'Astronomy Picture of the Day', a website created and maintained by two astrophysicists in collaboration with NASA that has been in existence since 1995. The site has become one of the most popular on the web - it now gets one million hits a week. Using this website as a resource for The Universe: 365 Days, this book contains a visually stunning group of the best and most educational astronomy-based images available. The text that accompanies each picture is both fun and informative, engaging the reader with questions, anecdotes and the wonders of the cosmos.
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(159mm x 238mm x 49mm)
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Author Biography - Robert J. Nemiroff
Robert J. Nemiroff is an Associate Professor of Physics at the Michigan Technological University with a PhD in Astronomy and Astrophysics from the University of Pennsylvania. He co-created 'Astronomy Picture of the Day' with Jerry T. Bonnell in collaboration with NASA in 1995. Jerry T. Bonnell is an astrophysicist who has been working at NASA since 1988 after receiving his PhD in 1987 from the University of Maryland.