The Universe: The book of the BBC TV series presented by Professor Brian Cox
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In 1963, this story and its sequel “Common Sense” were put together into the expanded novel Orphans of the Sky. He set a high standard for science and engineering plausibility and helped to raise the standards of literary quality of the genre.
A pulpy short story from a 70 plus year old rag, but some heady thoughts that would later evolve into some of the best SF thinking the genre has ever produced. We think it's a great collection of space and astronomy books, but if you think we've forgotten any please do let us know over on the Science Focus book club Facebook group. Una nave autocontenida como si fuera un universo para quienes viven dentro de él y no tienen noción de un afuera.
Gatefold Images at the beginning of each unit present stunning astronomical images in full detail and color.
As Sutter himself says, Your Place in the Universe is a book not just about physics and science, but also about our home, the Universe, and our human story.Hundreds of scientists from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey III (SDSS-III) collaborated to make the largest-ever, three-dimensional map of distant galaxies.