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ebook / ISBN-13: 9781780873398

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This stunning collection of images and essays surveys the key breakthroughs that have shaped our understanding of the universe around us – from the discovery of the solar system, to Supermassive black holes and the remote depths of the cosmos.

Beginning with the theories put forward for the origin of our universe – the Big Bang and its rivals – and ending with what the eventual fate of our cosmos might be, this overview of 100 landmark discoveries tells the story of how we have endeavoured to understand the place of our own planet in the wider universe.


'The Universe has all the beauty of a coffee table book, with every entry accompanied by gorgeous photography' BBC Focus.
BBC Focus
'surveys in words and breath-taking pictures the key breakthroughs that have shaped our understanding of the cosmos' Choice Magazine.
Choice Magazine
'The book is commendably up to date ... this stands out [...] for its broad selection of images, practical format and affordable price' Sky at Night.
Sky at Night
'stunning collection of images and essays' Sunday Telegraph.
Sunday Telegraph