Extreme Cosmos: A Guided Tour of the Fastest, Brightest, by Bryan Gaensler

By Bryan Gaensler

A best astronomer explores the universe in the course of the lens of its so much jaw-dropping extremes. 

The universe is all approximately extremes, and during this enticing and thought-provoking booklet, astronomer Bryan Gaensler provides a whirlwind journey of the galaxies, with an emphasis on its quickest, most well-liked, heaviest, brightest, oldest, densest, or even loudest components. From supernova explosions a thousand million occasions brighter than the solar to an asteroid the dimensions of a seashore ball, Extreme Cosmos bargains a desirable, clean, and trained point of view of the striking richness of the universe, and the outstanding physics that smooth astronomy has revealed.

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