In this volume the panorama of the Universe unfolds, as the author introduces the full range of theories, insights, historical events, and myths associated with the Universe. He reveals the violent history of the solar system from the birth and death of stars to the engima of the Big Bang.
In this volume the panorama of the Universe unfolds, as writer Michael Rowan-Robinson introduces the full range of theories, insights, historical events, and myths associated with the Universe. Rowan-Robinson reveals the violent history of the solar system; the birth, evolution, and spectacular death of stars; the astral sources of the elements that make up our own bodies; mysterious quasars and giant radio galaxies; and the engima of the Big Bang - the very origin of existence. "Our Universe" combines, over 350 images from ground-based and satellite telescopes, and dozens of literary quotations, historical anecdotes, and classic paintings with astronomical themes.
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