This 1994 book examines the excitement and challenge of studying the most distant and powerful objects.This 1994 book examines the excitement and challenge of studying the most distant and powerful objects.Hide synopsis
Description:Fine in Fine jacket. First Edition. Dustjacket and book are as...Fine in Fine jacket. First Edition. Dustjacket and book are as new. Peering deeper and deeper into space reveals themost distant and powerful objects known. Four world experts each contribute a chapter to this lucid survey.
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Description:Near Fine. 0521469317. A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; B&W...Near Fine. 0521469317. A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8.82 X 5.98 X 0.31 inches; 104 pages; The quest for the farthest objects in the Universe remains one of the most challenging areas of modern astronomical research. Peering deeper and deeper into space reveals the most distant and powerful objects known and so unveils the embryonic epochs of the Universe not long after its birth in the Big Bang. Four world experts--chosen for their ability to communicate research astronomy at a popular level--each contributes a chapter to this lucid survey. They address the fundamental issues of scale in the Universe; the ghostly etchings seen on the cosmic background radiation; quasars and their evolution; and galaxy birth. This fascinating and accessible account offers an exceptional chance for the general audience to share in the excitement of today's forefront research of the early Universe.
Description:Fine in N/a jacket. 0521469317 104pp. There are graphs,...Fine in N/a jacket. 0521469317 104pp. There are graphs, diagrams & b/w illustrations to support the text. Slight edge wear to the covers. Slight rubbing to one corner. A lovely copy.
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