A landmark in popular science publishing, Cosmos is a giant-format account of the ultimate journey – a 13.7-billion-light-year- (or 130-billion-trillion kilometre-) voyage from our world, past planets, moons, stars, nebulae, white dwarfs and black holes, right through the to the edge of the universe and the beginning of time.
Including some of science's most spectacular photographs, an accessible introduction by Dava Sobel and commentary by Giles Sparrow, this luxurious hand-finished and slipcased volume will fascinate and inform in equal measure.
Giles Sparrow studied astronomy at University College, London, and science communication at Imperial College, before embarking on a career in publishing. He has written and co-written a number of bestselling books on popular science and astronomy, including Cosmos and Hubble: Window on the Universe for Quercus. Dava Sobel is the author of the international bestsellers Longitude and The Planets.