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Whitaker's Almanack Little Book of Astronomy: Over 4000 Essential Facts

By: Mike Flynn

144 pages, Col illus

A & C Black

Hardback | Mar 2007 | #161075 | ISBN-13: 9780713682373
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About this book

Do you ever find yourself marvelling at the mysterious dark world beyond our skies? Bursting with captivating images, this handy reference book is all you need to explore the furthest reaches of the universe.

Whitaker's Almanac Little Book of Astronomy reveals all from the origins of our galaxy to the power behind star birth and the ingenuity of the space shuttle.

'Explores the mystery of the night sky, revealing a lot of arcane knowledge in a readable way This book is ideal for reading from cover to cover, or dipping into at odd moments. It really is an out-of-this-world experience.' The Good Book Guide (March 2007)

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Mike Flynn is a science and maths expert who works as a freelancewriter for the Science Museum. He was a consultant on the IllustratedOxford Dictionary and is also the author of Whitaker's Almanack LittleBook of Infinity.

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