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The Space Book Revised and Updated: From the Beginning to the End of Time, 250 Milestones in the History...
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Jim Bell
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The Space Book Revised and Updated: From the Beginning to the End of Time, 250 Milestones in the History of Space & Astronomy

Jim Bell


9781454929390

Sterling


Mathematics & Sciences;
Popular astronomy & space


Hardback

528 pages

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A revised and updated edition of the successful book, now featuring the most recent discoveries, technologies, and images.

Since the original edition of The Space Book was published in 2013, much has happened in the world of space exploration. This revised and updated edition, with a new introduction from author Jim Bell, brings the popular Milestones book up to date. It includes the most exciting and newsworthy breakthroughs, from the groundbreaking discovery of the Trappist-1 system to the technologies of the future. Take a full-color, chronological tour of the cosmos through completely new entries and spectacular images that cover developments in radio astronomy, NASA's mission to Jupiter, the new Earth-like exoplanets, the world's first interstellar solar sail mission, and more. Many existing entries have been updated with the results of completed and current missions, as well as illuminating recent photography.

'An extraordinary compilation of all that matters, ever mattered, or ever will matter in the universe.' -Neil deGrasse Tyson

By:   Jim Bell
Imprint:   Sterling
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   Revised ed.
Dimensions:   Height: 214mm,  Width: 186mm, 
ISBN:   9781454929390
ISBN 10:   1454929391
Series:   Sterling Milestones
Pages:   528
Publication Date:   October 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Dr. Jim Bell is a professor at Arizona State University and adjunct professor at Cornell University. He received the 2011 Carl Sagan Medal and has appeared on numerous radio and television shows, including the NBC Today Show and PBS NewsHour. He has written six books and been involved in several NASA missions. He lives in Mesa, AZ.


Praise for the first edition of The Space Book An extraordinary compilation of all that matters, ever mattered, or ever will matter in the universe. While it's a stunning source of information, Jim Bell's The Space Book is nonetheless a delight to browse and even more fun to read. --Neil deGrasse Tyson

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