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Description - Cosmos: The Art and Science of the Universe by Roberta J. M. Olson

Since time immemorial, the nocturnal skies have mesmerised us, and heavenly bodies have inspired the imaginations of artists, poets, and scientists. Featuring paintings, sculpture, drawings, watercolours, prints, as well as plates from books, celestial diagrams, and astronomical photography, this book showcases the superstars of the firmament and the universe beyond in sumptuous illustrations.

Cosmos: The Art and Science of the Universe charts the human love affair with the heavens in art and astronomy in a story based on exciting science, art, and cultural history. With thrilling and seductive illustrations, Cosmos recounts in ten lively chapters the fascinating history of the human quest to unlock the mysteries of the universe. Showcasing works of art and new information, interpretations, and amusing anecdotes, this stunning book weaves a rich tapestry of celestial interconnections and our efforts to understand the universe, unveiling the beauty of the cosmos and its compelling story.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781789140545
Format: Hardback
(280mm x 220mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Reaktion Books
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Publish Date: 13-May-2019
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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