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Astroquizzical: a beginner's journey through the cosmos

Astroquizzical: a beginner's journey through the cosmos

Scudder, Jillian, author

In this enthralling cosmic journey through space and time, astrophysicist Jillian Scudder locates our home planet within its own 'family tree'. Our parent the Earth and its sibling planets in our solar system formed within the same gas cloud. Without our grandparent the Sun, we would not exist, and the Sun in turn relies on the Milky Way as its home. The Milky Way rests in a larger web of galaxies that traces its origins right back to tiny fluctuations in the very early Universe. Following these cosmic connections, we discover the many ties that bind us to our Universe

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Icon, 2019
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Statement of responsibility: Dr. Jillian Scudder
ISBN: 1785784129, 9781785784125
Note: Originally published: 2018.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xxii, 282 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 20 cm
Subject: Solar system Popular works.; Universe Popular works.; Popular Science.; Popular Science and Mathematics.