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Space Atlas: Mapping the Universe and Beyond Read ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB í ☄ [PDF / Epub] ☃ Space Atlas: Mapping the Universe and Beyond By James Trefil ✓ – Filled with lavish illustrations this book is a grand tour of the universe Three ever widening domainOf the universe itself in which galaxies are the building blocks We discover the most amazing fact that the solid stuff of stars and planets on which we have been concentrating up to this point make up only a few percent of the mass in the universe with the rest being composed of two mysterious entities called respectively dark matter and dark energy We descend into deep caverns to see scientists trying to detect dark matter as it sweeps by the Earth and we talk to theorists trying to solve the riddle of dark energy This uest brings us to the frontier of knowledge the edge of the unknown To conclude two ultimate uestions remain How did the universe begin How will the universe end We trace our theories back to the first fraction of a second of the life of the universe and listen to the speculations of cosmologists about how it might all have started. Excellent

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On developed by NASA and its counterparts in other countries The second domain is made up of the billions of stars in our own Milky Way galaxy We walk in the steps of the American astronomer Edwin Hubble who first established that the universe is made up of discrete galaxies then go on to examine the fundamental constituents of those galaxies the stars We see stars not as eternal lights in the sky but as objects born out of a desperate struggle between pressure and gravity We trace the life cycle of our own sun from its birth billion years ago to its uiet end billion years in the future We see the galaxy not as a serene and placid place but as a giant factory where primordial material is taken up into stars then returned to the galaxy enriched with the heavy elements necessary for life Finally we move to the ultimate domain the large scale structure. Glossy beautifully illustrated Atlas with very informative text The usual high NGS cartography standard has gone into producing detailed maps of the planets and moons of the Solar System And the graphics depicting the Milky Way the local group and the farthest reaches of the Universe are all of the same standard As another reviewer has mentioned a fold flat lay out would have been appreciated for most of the maps But still a highly recommended Atlas

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Space Atlas Mapping the Universe and BeyondFilled with lavish Mapping the PDFEPUB #191 illustrations this book is a grand tour of the universe Three Space Atlas PDF or ever widening domains are presented the planets the stars and the large scale universe itself Atlas Mapping the ePUB #8608 each including the ones before it and extending outward The tour starts close to home Atlas Mapping the Universe and ePUB #242 within the first domain our own solar system There is a tremendous variety here from the sun scorched rocks of Mercury to the icy vastness of the Kuiper Belt beyond Pluto We see the sun and planets born from the collapse of an interstellar dust cloud whose atoms were themselves created in long dead stars Since many of these planets have been visited by space probes or landers we are able to benefit from the incredible technology of Atlas Mapping the Universe and ePUB #242 explorati. Very disappointed The majority of the maps cover two pages with the central part of the map vanishing into the spine where it can only be seen by forcing the book to lay flat and thus breaking the spine Some of the maps are also not that detailed There were also fewer pictures than I expected and for the price there are definitely better alternatives Not impressed