Delve into deep space and find out about the latest cosmic discoveries
With the cutting edge technology being developed daily by the world’s space agencies, we’re starting to understand space in unprecedented detail. This new revised edition of the How It Works Book of Space has been brought right up to date with the latest discoveries, the latest missions and some absolutely stunning space photography from the most advanced telescopes on the planet. Taking you from the heart of our solar system through to the edge of the Oort Cloud, and then beyond into deep space itself, this book explains solar storms and supernovas, moonbows and black holes – even a sombrero shaped galaxy. Get ready for lift off.
- Find out all there is to know about our own solar system, from planet Earth to deadly asteroids
- Discover the advances made by mankind's desire to understand space
- The secrets behind the big bang, the birth of a star, black holes and much more
- The art of stargazing and its apparatus explained