Big Bang: The Story of the Universe

3,77 valoración promedio
( 13 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780789414847: Big Bang: The Story of the Universe

A stunning prcis of one of the most difficult theories of physics, both big numbers and difficult concepts are made accessible and memorable.

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

From School Library Journal:

Grade 8 Up. This oversized, beautifully illustrated book explains how the universe may have been created. With new, high-tech tools such as the particle accelerator, scientists have been able to put together evidence that its birth started some 13 billion years ago. Arranged chronologically, this account begins "when there was no space, and there was no time" and takes readers through the origin of our universe to predictions for the far future. Two pages are set aside for a brief description of creation myths from six different cultures. These pages fold out to form an illustrated four-page time line. While the authors present information that is current, authoritative, and generally clear, some prior knowledge of astronomy and/or cosmology will be helpful to understand fully many of the complex terms and concepts. The layout is similar to that of the publisher's other science books; the pages tend to be a bit cluttered, which detracts from their readability. Still, this book will certainly fill a need for up-to-date material presented in a visually stunning package.?Linda Wadleigh, Oconee County Middle School, Watkinsville, GA
Copyright 1997 Reed Business Information, Inc.

From Booklist:

Gr. 5-8. The dramatic jacket graphics, with the words "Big Bang" in shiny silver exploding from the central circle of light, will attract readers. Only the most determined will stick with the text to the end, but that doesn't mean they won't pick up something mindstretching along the way. On each double-page spread is a large, colorful painting, usually accompanied by several smaller paintings or photos or both. In short blocks of text, sidebars, and captions (which all presuppose some knowledge of science and a pretty good vocabulary), Couper and Henbest explain what the big bang theory is, what it means in understanding the universe, what it implies for the future, and what various astronomers and physicists have achieved. An enthusiastic and visually dynamic, though sometimes confusing, offering on a complex topic that few books even attempt to present to children. Carolyn Phelan

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Heather Couper, Nigel Henbest
Editorial: Dorling Kindersley (1997)
ISBN 10: 0789414848 ISBN 13: 9780789414847
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 2
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Dorling Kindersley, 1997. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110789414848

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 42,97
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,54
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Heather Couper, Nigel Henbest
Editorial: DK CHILDREN (1997)
ISBN 10: 0789414848 ISBN 13: 9780789414847
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción DK CHILDREN, 1997. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0789414848

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 43,86
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,40
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Couper, Heather; Henbest, Nigel
Editorial: Dorling Kindersley
ISBN 10: 0789414848 ISBN 13: 9780789414847
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Dorling Kindersley. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0789414848 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.0436103

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 52,58
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 4,25
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío