Webb's Universe The Space Telescope Images That Reveal Our Cosmic History

Webb's Universe

The Space Telescope Images That Reveal Our Cosmic History

  • ISBN: 9781419774690
  • Publication Date: October 8, 2024

Format:

Hardcover
Price: $40.00
Description

The definitive and most up-to-date book on the James Webb Space Telescope, including its stunning images, written by pioneering space expert Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock

With mind-blowingly detailed images from the world’s most powerful telescope, Webb’s Universe reveals the depths of our cosmos in all its jaw-dropping beauty. The first stunningly clear images of the very depths of the universe using James Webb’s groundbreaking infrared technology were released in July 2022, forever changing the way we see and understand the origins of our existence. From the never-before-seen bright stars surrounding the cosmic cliffs of the Carina Nebula to the intricate details of dying stars to the first detection of a crucial carbon molecule, which forms the foundations of life as we know it, Webb continues to amaze us and inform us in equal measure.

Bringing her passion as well as her expert knowledge of space and Webb in particular, Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock demystifies these stunning images and breaks down the essential science behind each picture, explaining what we’re seeing and learning from the world’s most powerful space telescope.

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