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Expanding Universe. The Hubble Space Telescope

40Edizione: Multilingue (Francese, Inglese, Tedesco)Disponibilità: Disponibile
Scopri le immagini del telescopio spaziale Hubble, uno dei più grandi strumenti della storia della scienza. Aggiornato con 30 foto per celebrare i 30 anni di Hubble, questo libro include i commenti di Charles F. Bolden, Jr. e John Mace Grunsfeld, gli astronauti che hanno lavorato su Hubble, e di Zoltan Levay, che ha trasformato i dati di Hubble in famose foto.
Copertina rigida con pieghevoli11.4 x 11.4 in.5.09 lb260 pagine
Expanding Universe. The Hubble Space Telescope

Expanding Universe. The Hubble Space Telescope


Time, Space, and a Telescope

Hubble’s most magnificent images

With investigations into everything from black holes to exoplanets, the Hubble Telescope has changed not only the face of astronomy but also our very sense of being in the universe. On the 30th anniversary of its launch into low-earth orbit, this updated edition of Expanding Universe presents 30 brand new images, unveiling more hidden gems from the Hubble’s archives.

Ultra-high resolution and taken with almost no background light, these pictures have answered some of the most compelling questions of time and space while also revealing new mysteries, like the strange “dark energy” that sees the universe expanding at an ever-accelerating rate.

The collection is accompanied by an essay from photography critic Owen Edwards and an interview with Zoltan Levay, who explains how the pictures are composed. Veteran Hubble astronauts Charles F. Bolden, Jr. and John Mace Grunsfeld also offer their insights on Hubble’s legacy and future space exploration.
Gli autori che hanno contribuito

Charles F. Bolden, Jr., Major General, USMC (Ret.), is a former Administrator of NASA, where he oversaw the completion of the International Space Station. He spent 14 years as a member of NASA’s Astronaut Corps, and commanded and piloted the Space Shuttle Discovery on STS-31, which launched the Hubble Space Telescope into orbit.

John Mace Grunsfeld, PhD, is an astrophysicist and a NASA astronaut. He has flown five times on the Space Shuttle, including three Hubble servicing missions. He has served as the Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, the NASA Chief Scientist, and as the Deputy Director of the Space Telescope Science Institute.

Owen Edwards has written about photography for more than 30 years for numerous publications including American Photographer, New York Times Magazine, and Smithsonian.

Zoltan Levay is a retired principle science visuals developer at the Space Telescope Science Institute, where he worked with astronomers and communicators worldwide to publicize science results from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

Expanding Universe. The Hubble Space Telescope
Copertina rigida con pieghevoli29 x 29 cm2.31 kg260 pagine

ISBN 978-3-8365-8363-3

Edizione: Multilingue (Francese, Inglese, Tedesco)
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31 Valutazioni

Ein wunderbarer Bildband

Sebastian,28 dicembre 2021
Fantastische Fotos, opulent aufgemacht, zu einem verblüffenden Preis!

Sehr schönes Buch

Lucas,27 dicembre 2021
Interessante Beschreibungen, sehr gute Druckqualität und wunderschöne Bilder.

Blick ins Universum

Wolfgang,27 dicembre 2021
Fantastisches Buch mit traumhaften Fotos zum fantastischen Preis.

Un livre superbe !

Marie,22 dicembre 2021
Super joli livre de photos astro, prises depuis la lunette en orbite Hubble. Ce sont des clichés époustouflants, des explications passionnantes (en anglais, allemand et français) et une mise en page/mise en forme vraiment très agréable. Un plaisir que je partage avec mes enfants de 4 ans et 7 ans, fascinés par l'Univers et ses clichés incroyables.

A must have

Fabio,9 novembre 2021
Any word is insignificant in the presence of such breath-taking giant book.

The space between you and the universe

Marco,1 novembre 2021
This is a stunning book with crystal clear images, high quality textured paper, an embossed hardback cover and a universe that literally expands - there are lots of fold out pages with panoramic images of nebulae and galaxies. Anyone who likes space, astrophotography and is a fan of the Hubble Space Telescope will surely love this book. I litteraly love this book, highly recommended.