Light From The Void: Twenty Years Of Discovery With Nasa's Chandra X-ray Observatory

October 22, 2019|
Light From The Void: Twenty Years Of Discovery With Nasa's Chandra X-ray Observatory by Kimberly K. Arcand
$56.94 
$60.00 save 5%
Hardcover
Earn 285 plum® points
Buy Online
Ship to an address
Ships within 1-2 weeks.Free shipping on orders over $35
Pick up in store
To see if pickup is available,
Find In Store
Not sold in stores
Prices and offers may vary in store

about

A lavish coffee-table book featuring spectacular images from the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, the most powerful X-Ray telescope ever built

Take a journey through the cosmos with Light from the Void, a stunning collection of photographs from the Chandra X-Ray Observatory''s two decades of operation. The book showcases rarely-seen celestial phenomena such as black holes, planetary nebulae, galaxy clusters, gravitational waves, stellar birth and death, and more. Accompanying these images of incredible natural phenomena are captions explaining how they occur. The images start close to home and move outward: beginning with images of the Chandra launch, then moving into the solar system, through the nearby universe, and finally to the most distant galaxies Chandra has observed, the book brings readers on a far-out visual voyage.
The SMITHSONIAN ASTROPHYSICAL OBSERVATORY is a part of the Smithsonian Institution which, in conjunction with the Harvard College Observatory, studies basic physical processes that determine the nature and evolution of the universe. Together they operate the Chandra X-Ray Observatory for NASA. Foreword writers BELINDA WILKES is Directo...
Loading
Title:Light From The Void: Twenty Years Of Discovery With Nasa's Chandra X-ray Observatory
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:204 pages, 10.29 X 10.28 X 0.84 in
Shipping dimensions:204 pages, 10.29 X 10.28 X 0.84 in
Published:October 22, 2019
Publisher:Smithsonian
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781588346698

Recently Viewed
|