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Our Universe: An Astronomer's Guide

Book Specification

Binding Hardcover
Language English
Number Of Pages 300
Author Jo Dunkley
Publisher Belknap Pr
Isbn-10 0674984285
Isbn-13 9780674984288
Dimension 15.24*3.18*22.23

Our Universe: An Astronomer's Guide

Jo Dunkley's Our Universe: An Astronomer's Guide

Jo Dunkley combines her expertise as an astrophysicist with her talents as a teacher and writer in this lively and exceptionally clear introduction to the structure and history of the universe and its enduring mysteries.

Most of us have heard of black holes and supernovas, galaxies and the Big Bang. But few of us understand more than the bare facts about the universe we call home. What is really out there? How did it all begin? Where are we going?

Jo Dunkley begins in Earth’s neighborhood, explaining the nature of the Solar System, the stars in our night sky, and the Milky Way. She then moves out past nearby galaxies—and back in time—to the horizon of the observable universe, which contains over a hundred billion galaxies, each with billions of stars, many orbited by planets, some of which may host life. These visible objects in space sit in a web of dark matter, mysterious stuff we cannot see or yet understand. Dunkley traces the evolution of the universe from the Big Bang fourteen billion years ago, past the birth of the Sun and our planets, to today and beyond. She explains cutting-edge debates about such perplexing phenomena as the accelerating expansion of the universe and the possibility that our universe is only one of many.

Our Universe conveys with authority and grace the thrill of scientific discovery and a contagious enthusiasm for the endless wonders of space-time.

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Why you should read Our Universe: An Astronomer's Guide by Jo Dunkley

This book has been written by Jo Dunkley, who has written books like Our Universe: An Astronomer's Guide,Our Universe (Pelican Books). The books are written in Astronomy category. This book is read by people who are interested in reading books in category : Astronomy. So, if you want to explore books similar to This book, you must read and buy this book.

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Reading Style Time To Finish The Book
Slow 60 hours
Average 30 hours
Good 20 hours
Excellent 10 hours
So if you are a Reader belonging in the Good category, and you read it daily for 1 hour, it will take you 20 days.
Note: A slow reader usually reads 100 words per minute, an average reader 200 words per minute, an average reader 300 words per minute and an excellent leader reads about 600-1000 words per minute, however the comprehension may vary.

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