Annotations for Extreme Cosmos : A Guided Tour of the Fastest, Brightest, Hottest, Heaviest, Oldest, and Most Amazing Aspects of Our Universe


Baker & Taylor
An Australian astronomer and professor provides an accessible tour of the universe, discussing the temperature, light, time, size, speed, mass, gravity and more of the largest supernovas to the tiniest asteroids. Original. 25,000 first printing.

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Baker & Taylor
Provides an accessible tour of the Universe, discussing the extremes of temperature, light, time, size, speed, mass, and gravity of elements ranging from the largest supernovas to the tiniest asteroids.

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Random House, Inc.
A top astronomer explores the universe through the lens of its most jaw-dropping extremes.

The universe is all about extremes, and in this engaging and thought-provoking book, astronomer Bryan Gaensler gives a whirlwind tour of the galaxies, with an emphasis on its fastest, hottest, heaviest, brightest, oldest, densest, and even loudest elements. From supernova explosions a billion times brighter than the sun to an asteroid the size of a beach ball,Extreme Cosmos offers a fascinating, fresh, and informed perspective of the remarkable richness of the universe, and the incredible physics that modern astronomy has revealed.





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