BETTER WORLD BOOKS BOOSTS BOOKS FOR BELIZE
Books for Belize, Inc., a nonprofit organization, was formed in 2012 by […]
Hello, I'm an eBook!
ATTENTION: This item is an eBook. It can be read on iOS, Android, MAC and PC's with a supported eReader. It is not a physical book. eBooks are available via download immediately after you've checked out.
Shipped from other seller
Copperfield's Books (ABA)
The Hubble Space Telescope. No other telescope combines instant name recognition with the production of consistently spectacular images. Yet few people outside of the astronomy community realize that Hubble is now at the apex of its imaging capabilities. A new series of stunningly detailed pictures, made possible by the new Wide Field Camera 3, have yet to be incorporated into a popular-level book. Until now.
"Hubble's Universe" will be the premier venue for the Hubble Telescope's most recent visual splendors. It's a team effort by best-selling astronomy writer Terence Dickinson and Ray Villard, who for the past two decades has been at the hub of the action as News Director at the Space Telescope Science Institute. "Hubble's Universe" showcases the extraordinary late-breaking pictures and draws on an archive of over 500,000 existing Hubble images, many of which have yet to receive wide distribution as news stories or in publications outside scientific papers.
The accompanying text balances accuracy with accessibility, a hallmark of coauthors Dickinson and Villard. And thanks to Villard's intimate familiarity with Hubble's history and discoveries and his access to top Hubble scientists for insight and accuracy, the text includes facts and insights not found in any other book. Clear, succinct and illuminating, the narrative crafted by these two experts combines with hundreds of brilliant images to bring to life the fascinating forces at work in the universe.
Our best deal on used books 3 for $10 and just $3 each additional book. Shop and Save
A great last-minute present. Exactly what they want to read. Order Gift Certificates »
We match every book you purchase with a book donation. Learn more »
Sign up now to get news, sales and special promotions!
© Better World Books (BetterWorldBooks.com)