All Eagle Valley Library District locations will be closed on Sunday, April 21, Easter.

Regular hours will resume on Monday, April 22. 

Magnificent universe
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published:
New York : Simon & Schuster, [1999].
Format:
Book
ISBN:
0684845946
Status:
EVLD Avon Public Library
OVR 523.1 CRO
EVLD Eagle Public Library
OVR 523 CRO
Description
The awesome wonder of the cosmos has inspired the human imagination for millennia: what we learn about the cosmos tells us not just where we are, but who we are and now, at the turn of this millennium, thanks to science and technology that were unimaginable only a century ago, a rich new portrait of our universe has emerged.Magnificent Universeis the most complete, authoritative, and lavish celebration of the heavens ever created. No other book approaches its range of photographs, produced with uncompromising quality on a majestic scale. With more than one hundred full-color portraits,Magnificent Universeallows you to experience for yourself the beauty of the planets, moons, comets, constellations, stellar nurseries, red giants, WP, spiral galaxies, and quasars -- all the way to the edge of space and time.Harvard-trained astronomer Ken Croswell stunned readers around the world with his previous book,Planet Quest,which Sir John Maddox called "a thrilling account of the discovery of planets in the solar system and elsewhere that stands out for its human interest and its accuracy." Now, after years of meticulous research, Dr. Croswell has brought together outstanding photographs from leading observatories around the world as well as from an armada of interplanetary spacecraft. Images from the Hubble Space Telescope have been digitally reprocessed to create a degree of definition never seen before. With these superb photographs, he guides us through lucidly organized chapters on the planets, the stars, the galaxies, and the universe. Unique color-coded tables on the planets, moons, brightest stars, nearest stars, and Local Group galaxies appear in a useful reference section, along with a glossary and suggestions for further reading.Magnificent Universecatapults you through the vistas of space that future generations will explore. It is a landmark in the scientific visualization of the cosmos -- one that will surely inspire artists, philosophers, and adventures of the next century.
Also in This Series
Copies
Location
Call Number
Status
EVLD Avon Public Library
OVR 523.1 CRO
On Shelf
EVLD Eagle Public Library
OVR 523 CRO
On Shelf
More Like This
More Details
Physical Desc:
210 pages : color illustrations ; 36 cm.
Street Date:
9911.
Language:
English

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (page 195) and index.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Croswell, K. (1999). Magnificent universe. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Croswell, Ken. 1999. Magnificent Universe. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Croswell, Ken, Magnificent Universe. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Croswell, Ken. Magnificent Universe. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
6d7ceaf3-6ef7-b8a3-7776-7432dff0f4e4
Go To Grouped Work
Last File Modification Time Oct 10, 2018 01:11:17 AM
Last Grouped Work Modification Time Oct 10, 2018 01:06:21 AM

MARC Record

LEADER01569cam a22004094a 4500
001BAD41299221
003DLC
00520010524082043.0
008990416t19991999nyua     b    001 0 eng  
010 |a 99023875
020 |a 0684845946
035 |z 99023875 |b OCLC
040 |a DLC |b eng |c DLC
042 |a pcc
049 |a DMP6
05000 |a QB981 |b .C88 1999
08200 |a 523.1 |2 21
092 |a 523.1 |b CRO
1001 |a Croswell, Ken. |0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n94068254.
24510 |a Magnificent universe / |c Ken Croswell.
263 |a 9911.
264 1 |a New York : |b Simon & Schuster, |c [1999]
264 4 |c ©1999.
300 |a 210 pages : |b color illustrations ; |c 36 cm.
336 |a text |b txt |2 rdacontent.
337 |a unmediated |b n |2 rdamedia.
338 |a volume |b nc |2 rdacarrier.
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (page 195) and index.
650 0 |a Cosmology. |0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85033169.
907 |a .b11129141 |b multi |c - |d 010627 |e 180502
998 |a (2)ev |a eva |a eve |b 060905 |c m |d a |e - |f eng |g nyu |h 0 |i 0
948 |a MARCIVE August, 2017
948 |a MARCIVE extract Aug 5, 2017
994 |a 01 |b COG
995 |a Loaded with m2btab.ltiac in 2017.09
989 |a OVR |a 523.1 |r CRO |d eva |b 1060002213255 |e 12-03-2015 10:33 |f  - - |g - |h 31 |i 4 |j 70 |k 010627 |l $60.00 |m  |n 12-18-2015 11:21 |o p |p 141 |q 141 |t 0 |x 0 |1 .i13046299
989 |a OVR |r 523 CRO |d eve |b 1060002213264 |e 06-30-2014 12:19 |f  - - |g - |h 17 |i 3 |j 70 |k 010627 |l $60.00 |m  |n 08-03-2014 16:07 |o p |p 151 |q 151 |t 0 |x 0 |1 .i13046305