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By Noreen Grice

"Touch the Universe" is a special and cutting edge astronomy ebook that might aid visually impaired humans "see" the wonders of our universe. utilizing a mixture of Braille and large-print captions that face 14 pages of terrific Hubble house Telescope pictures, it really is embossed with shapes that signify a variety of astronomical gadgets, similar to stars, gasoline clouds, and jets of topic streaming into house. "Universally designed" for either the sighted and visually impaired reader, "Touch the Universe" takes readers on a voyage of discovery, beginning at Earth, continuing in the course of the sun approach, and finishing with the main far-off photo taken via Hubble, the mind-boggling "Hubble Deep box" photograph - the 1st telescope photograph ever to carry domestic to human attention in a deeply primary means the actually countless reaches of our universe of galaxies. because the writer places it, "A visually impaired individual can nonetheless contact and scent a flower, or a tree, or an animal, yet she or he might simply think what an astronomical item is like...until now."

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