The Visual Guides: Understanding The Universe

Editor: QA International
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: QA International

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-2-7644-0891-9
Category: Science - Astronomy
Video Count: 50
Book Status: Available
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The Visual Guides series answers the most important questions on topics that fascinate everyone through a series of videos and animations: weather, the human body, the Earth, the universe and plants. It provides images of natural phenomena and explanations of fundamental concepts, and features the very latest discoveries in these areas.

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Table of Contents

  • THE STRUCTURE OF THE UNIVERSE
  • The Big Bang
  • The size of the Universe
  • The galaxies
  • Galactic clusters
  • The Milky Way
  • Active galaxies
  • THE STARS
  • Origin and classification of stars
  • Low-mass stars
  • Massive stars
  • Black holes
  • Star clusters
  • The constellations
  • THE SOLAR SYSTEM
  • The structure of the solar system
  • The Sun
  • The asteroids
  • Comets
  • THE PLANETS OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM
  • Mercury
  • Venus
  • Earth
  • Mars
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn
  • Uranus
  • Neptune
  • EARTH AND THE MOON
  • The origin of Earth
  • The magnetosphere
  • Earth's atmosphere
  • Geographical and celestial coordinates
  • The seasons
  • The Moon
  • Eclipses
  • Meteorites
  • ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATION
  • The electromagnetic spectrum
  • Telescopes
  • Astronomical observatories
  • The Hubble Space Telescope
  • Radio telescopes
  • Extrasolar planets
  • SPACE EXPLORATION
  • Surrounding Earth
  • Space probes
  • Exploration of the Moon
  • Exploration of Mars
  • Exploration of the Solar System