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By Ian Morison

Offering an in-depth knowing either for normal readers and astronomy lovers, this hugely complete booklet presents an up to date survey of our wisdom of the Universe past Earth. The e-book explores our sun method, its planets and different our bodies; examines the solar and the way it and different stars evolve via their lifetimes; discusses the hunt for planets past our sun process and the way we would observe existence on them; and highlights attention-grabbing items stumbled on inside our galaxy, the Milky method. It additionally seems at our present knowing of the beginning and evolution of the Universe, in addition to many different exciting issues, equivalent to time, black holes and Einstein's theories, darkish subject, darkish strength and the Cosmic Microwave heritage. The ebook is uniquely supported through video lectures given via the writer, on hand on-line. it's also the very most up-to-date astronomical observations, equivalent to these made via the Planck and Kepler spacecraft.

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