The Hubble Cosmos

The Hubble Cosmos

25 Years of New Vistas in Space

Book - 2015
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Random House, Inc.
To celebrate NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and its 25 years of accomplishments, letThe Hubble Cosmos fill your mind with big ideas, brilliant imagery, and a new understanding of the universe in which we live. Relive key moments in the monumental Hubble story, from launch through major new instrumentation to the promise of discoveries to come. With more than 150 photographs including Hubble All-Stars—the most famous of all the noteworthy images—The Hubble Cosmos shows how this telescope is revolutionizing our understanding of the universe.

Baker & Taylor
Presents twenty-five key discoveries of the Hubble Telescope, describing the impact it has had on the current understanding of the solar system and the origins of the universe and the inspiration it has provided to the public imagination.

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This color-illustrated work for general readers and students in late middle school and up features explosive images of galaxies and other heavenly forms from the Hubble Space Telescope over the past 25 years. The images and accompanying text are organized according to 25 important events, discoveries, and milestones; boxes give info on key figures and technological developments. The book contains color photos and images from space on every page, along with b&w and color historical and contemporary photos of key figures and equipment. Author Devorkin is affiliated with the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. Author Smith has written other books on space telescopes. Contributor Robert P. Kirshner leads a research program using Hubble. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2015
ISBN: 9781426215575
Branch Call Number: 522.1919 DEV
Characteristics: 222 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,29 cm.

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An examination of the Hubble Space Telescope's achievements since its launch into space 25 years ago. Includes full colour pictures taken by cameras on the telescope.


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