The Handy Space Answer Book

$7.96 $9.95

This is a like new larger paperback. 1998 Visible Ink Press. It is crisp and clean, unmarked inside. The binding is tight and straight. Cover clean and shiny like new.

Outer space has always held our fascination. Its sheer limitlessness draws us in and fires up our imaginations with infinite questions. For the answers to many of them, you need to probe no further than the pages of this book. The book tackles hundreds of technical concepts, from black holes to red giants, and explains them simply. You will discover what a cosmic string is, how scientists trap plasma, and how astronauts at the Very Large Array study extraterrestrial radio signals. You will also trace the development of space technology from primitive Mayan instruments to the telescopes of today.

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