Adopted as the official book of the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) 2009, this stunningly illustrated history of telescopic discovery spans the range from the first telescopes via the Hubble Space Telescope to next generation platforms, and how they have changed and continue to change our view of the universe, our place in it and where it all came from. Eyes on the Skies features numerous full-page photographs and is printed in high-quality color throughout. Also includes the official IYA DVD with 59 minutes of narrated text, expert comments and interviews, animations, computer simulations, science results, plus footage from observatories.As a teenager, he started out as an amateur astronomer after seeing the planet Saturn through a three-inch telescope. ... Govert has written almost fifty books on various astronomical topics, from childrena#39;s books and simple sky guides to topical books about new ... and The Hunt for Planet X. He is also the owner and editor of the popular Dutch astronomy portal site www.alles- oversterrenkunde.nl. In 2002anbsp;...
|Title||:||Eyes on the Skies|
|Author||:||Govert Schilling, Lars Lindberg Christensen|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2009-01-20|