Have you ever wanted to explore the Milky Way? Are you curious about how black holes form (and what really happens if you get stuck in one)? Do you want to learn how to read the night sky from your back garden?
Tour the most dazzling, fascinating, and unusual galaxies in the universe with the editor in chief of Astronomy as your personal guide, featuring jaw-dropping illustrations and full-colour photography from the magazine's archives, much of it never before published. The cheapest one-way ticket to space money can buy, Galaxies will answer all of your questions about the mysteries of our cosmos.
David J. Eicher is one of the most widely recognized astronomy enthusiasts in the world. He is editor in chief of Astronomy magazine and of the international Asteroid Day project. He has also written shows for the Adler Planetarium and for NASA, and is the coauthor, with Brian May, of Mission Moon 3-D and the author of The New Cosmos. In addition to appearances on CNN, Fox News, and NPR, Dave regularly lectures on science and astronomy at Harvard University, the Starmus Festival, and the American Museum of Natural History.