Extreme Cosmos

Extreme Cosmos

A Guided Tour of the Fastest, Brightest, Hottest, Heaviest,Oldest, and Most Amazing Aspects of Our Universe

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780399537516
  • 256 Pages
  • Perigee
  • Adult

Overview

A top astronomer explores the universe through the lens of its most jaw-dropping extremes. 

The universe is all about extremes, and in this engaging and thought-provoking book, astronomer Bryan Gaensler gives a whirlwind tour of the galaxies, with an emphasis on its fastest, hottest, heaviest, brightest, oldest, densest, and even loudest elements. From supernova explosions a billion times brighter than the sun to an asteroid the size of a beach ball, Extreme Cosmos offers a fascinating, fresh, and informed perspective of the remarkable richness of the universe, and the incredible physics that modern astronomy has revealed.


Extreme Cosmos

Extreme Cosmos

Bryan Gaensler

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