A Journey through the Universe: Gresham Lectures on by Ian Morison

By Ian Morison

offering an in-depth realizing either for common readers and astronomy fanatics, this hugely complete ebook presents an up to date survey of our wisdom of the Universe past Earth. The e-book explores our sunlight process, its planets and different our bodies; examines the solar and the way it and different stars evolve via their lifetimes; discusses the quest for planets past our sunlight approach and the way we'd become aware of existence on them; and highlights fascinating items came upon inside of our galaxy, the Milky means. It additionally appears to be like at our present realizing of the starting place and evolution of the Universe, in addition to many different fascinating issues, reminiscent of time, black holes and Einstein's theories, darkish subject, darkish strength and the Cosmic Microwave heritage. The booklet is uniquely supported by means of video lectures given by means of the writer, on hand on-line. additionally it is the very most modern astronomical observations, corresponding to these made via the Planck and Kepler spacecraft.

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