Emily Levesque

Last Stargazers: Enduring Story of Astronomy

189,00 kn

Emily Levesque

Last Stargazers: Enduring Story of Astronomy

189,00 kn

To be an astronomer is to journey to some of the most inaccessible parts of the globe, braving mountain passes, sub-zero temperatures, and hostile flora and fauna. Not to mention the stress of handling equipment worth millions. It is a life of unique delights and absurdities ... and one that may be drawing to a close. Since Galileo first pointed his telescope at the heavens, astronomy has stood as a fount of human creativity and discovery, but soon it will be the robots gazing at the sky while we are left to sift through the data. In The Last Stargazers, Emily Levesque reveals the hidden world of the professional astronomer. She celebrates an era of ingenuity and curiosity, and asks us to think twice before we cast aside our sense of wonder at the universe.



GODINA IZDANJA
2020
NAKLADNIK / PROIZVOĐAČ
FORMAT
146 x 225 mm
BROJ STRANICA
336 stranica
UVEZ
tvrdi uvez
MASA
0.50 kg
BARKOD
9781786078230
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