By Sten Odenwald

Printed: 2019

Publisher: Sirius. London

Dimensions 26 × 22 × 3 cm

Language: English

Size (cminches): 26 x 22 x 3

Condition: As new  (See explanation of ratings)

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Softback. White cover with Colourful title and diagrams.

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A Degree in a Book: Cosmology is the perfect introduction to cosmology, astronomy and astrophysics, written by one of NASA’s leading astronomers and educators.

Filled with helpful charts, suggestions for further reading and easily digestible history sections, this book makes it easier than ever to understand the workings of the universe. Featuring the most important ideas in the field, including the Theory of Relativity, the Standard Model, Loop Quantum Gravity, and Supersymmetry, it covers the whole breadth of cosmology.

It will help you answer questions such as:

• How do we know the universe is expanding?

• What is the theory of relativity?

• How does the Higgs mechanism work?

• What is dark matter?

This book provides you with the essential foundations for understanding the science behind the universe we live in.

ABOUT THE SERIES: Get the knowledge of a degree for the price of a book with Arcturus Publishing’s A Degree in a Book series. Written by experts in their fields, these highly visual guides feature flow charts, infographics, handy timelines, information boxes, feature spreads and margin annotations, allowing readers to get to grips with complex subjects in no time.

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