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By Carol Christian,Jean-René Roy

Are we by myself within the Universe? was once there something earlier than the massive Bang? Are there different universes? What makes stars shine? the place does Earth's water come from? Why is the evening sky darkish? used to be there ever existence on Mars? How do telescopes paintings? This enticing advisor booklet solutions these kind of questions and 1000s extra, making it a realistic reference for an individual who has ever questioned what's out within the cosmos, the place all of it comes from, and the way all of it works. Richly illustrated in colour all through, it provides uncomplicated but rigorous causes in non-technical language, summarizing present astronomical wisdom, with no overlooking the $64000 underlying medical rules. This moment variation comprises tremendous new fabric all through, together with the most recent findings from the hot Horizons, Rosetta, and sunrise area missions, and pictures from expert telescopes reminiscent of the Hubble house Telescope and the Atacama huge Millimeter Array.

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