Their revolutionary findings sparked a desire to discover and explain the mysteries that lie beyond our world, which continues to this day.
This book presents a selection of beautiful illustrations of the increasingly observable cosmos, from hand-colored maps of ancient times to photographs of distant galaxies viewed through powerful, state-of-the-art space telescopes.
- Ever since man first raised his eyes heavenwards, we have been fascinated with the skies, stars and what might lie beyond.
- Unlocking the mysteries of the universe was a preoccupation of astronomers such as Ptolemy, Galileo and Copernicus.
- Some of these early thinkers risked their lives and reputations by suggesting shockingly that God and the Earth were not central to universal design.
|Length : 20 cm||Width : 20 cm|
|Height : 20 cm||Volume : 8000 mL|