Wonders Of The Universe

Hardcover | July 12, 2011

byBrian Cox

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“Coxbrings a magical enchantment to this life-changing book. . . . I swear that youwill never be the same again after you turn the last page of this unique andirresistible book.” —Sunday Express (London)

Experiencethe cosmos as never before with Brian Cox’s Wonders of the Universe, agorgeously illustrated, full-color companion to his wildly popular miniserieson the Discovery Channel and BBC. Breathtaking images brighten Cox’senthralling exploration of the fascinating science and overwhelming majesty ofnatural phenomena from ocean currents to black holes. Cox, called “Carl Saganwith a Britpop haircut” by the Los Angeles Times, follows in thefootsteps of Stephen Hawking and Brian Greene in this riveting and dynamic tourthrough the Wonders of the Universe.

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“Coxbrings a magical enchantment to this life-changing book. . . . I swear that youwill never be the same again after you turn the last page of this unique andirresistible book.” —Sunday Express (London)Experiencethe cosmos as never before with Brian Cox’s Wonders of the Universe, agorgeously illustrated, full-color companion to his wi...

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Experience our universe as you've never seen it before 13.7 billion years old. 93 billion light-years across. It contains over 100 billion galaxies, each containing hundreds of billions of stars. This infinite, vast and complex Universe has been the subject of human fascination and scientific exploration for thousands of years. The won...

Brian Cox, Ph.D., is a particle physicist, Royal Society research fellow, and professor at the University of Manchester, as well as a researcher on one of the most ambitious projects on earth, the ATLAS experiment on the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland. He is perhaps best known as a science broadcaster and host of the hugely popul...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.87 inPublished:July 12, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062110543

ISBN - 13:9780062110541

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great!! I found this book inspiring and insightful. It wonderfully reveals the nature of the universe in all its grander.
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“Cox effortlessly explains the most complex and fundamental scientific truths. . . . His aim it to get all of us to understand our place in the cosmos.”