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Henbest, Nigel

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Most widely held works by Nigel Henbest
The new astronomy by Nigel Henbest( Book )

31 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The planets by Heather Couper( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring all-new 3D models built using data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency
DK space encyclopedia by Heather Couper( Book )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to astronomy & space travel, arranged by such topics as "Observing the Universe," "Exploring space," "Planets & moons," "The stars," "Galaxies & beyond," & "Practical stargazig."
Black holes by Heather Couper( Book )

9 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how we know about black holes, how they affect matter around them, and what would happen if you got inside one
The planets by Nigel Henbest( Book )

22 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides detailed views of the nine planets that circle the Sun and includes images of smaller bodies such as moons, asteroids, and comets
How the universe works by Heather Couper( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the planets, the stars, the solar system, and the whole universe
Big bang by Heather Couper( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the Big Bang theory of how the universe may have begun
The history of astronomy by Heather Couper( Book )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the stories of humans interacting with the endless wonders of the night sky, beginning with the earliest superstitions and continuing through to the birth and development of the science of astronomy. The authors, both expert astronomers, researched 29 locations worldwide, from Beijing's ancient observatory to the observatory in Puerto Rico that searches for alien radio signals. They also interviewed 26 of the world's most esteemed astronomers, including Stephen Hawking. Covers such areas as: Australian Aborigines, Stonehenge, Polynesian navigators; Egyptian, Chinese and Babylonian astronomers, the Star of Bethlehem; Greek astronomers, early concepts of the Earth's shape and orbit; Galileo, Copernicus, the far universe; the Solar System and the movements of the planets; Newton, gravity, Halley; discovery of Uranus and Neptune, discovery and demotion of Pluto; what stars are made of and why they shine; Hubble, the cosmos, new galaxies, the Big Bang; pulsars, quasars and black holes; are we alone?--From publisher description
The guide to the galaxy by Nigel Henbest( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nigel Henbest and Heather Couper take us on a personal tour of the Milky Way in this delightful guide to our home galaxy
Is anybody out there? by Heather Couper( Book )

10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the possibility of life on other planets from both scientific and mythological perspectives
Journey to the edge of the universe( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first accurate non-stop voyage from Earth to the edge of the Universe using a single, unbroken shot through the use of spectacular CGI technology. Building on images taken from the Hubble telescope
The space atlas by Heather Couper( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Korean and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the planets, moons, and other bodies of the solar system, as well as distant stars, galaxies, and other celestial phenomena
Spotter's guide to the night sky by Nigel Henbest( Book )

33 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From comets to stars to satellites, this book is an identification guide to the wide range of things that can be seen in the night sky
Physics by Nigel Henbest( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses such aspects of physics as forces and motion; balancing forces; solids, liquids, and gases; heat energy; sound; light; electricity; and magnetism
DK encyclopedia of space by Heather Couper( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to astronomy and space science, compiled by leading space experts. Includes the facts and figures from the latest missions to the planets, and images from the Hubble Space Telescope
Body atlas by Vivienne King( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series takes the viewer on a journey through the human body. New techniques film the interior workings of the body in action. Each program matches the interior process to the way it affects our everyday lives
The sun by Heather Couper( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses "our local star," its characteristics, activities, origins, and some of its mysteries
The exploding universe by Nigel Henbest( Book )

13 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in 5 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 150 illustrations accompany an easy-to-understand account of the origin and evolution of the universe and new discoveries about the stars, galaxies, planets, black holes, pulsars, quasars, and quarks
Astronomy by Heather Couper( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the sun, earth, moon, solar system, stars, and our galaxy
Galaxies and quasars by Heather Couper( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics of different types of galaxies focusing on the Milky Way and its inhabitants, 100 billion stars
 
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DK space encyclopedia
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DK space encyclopediaBlack holesThe planetsHow the universe worksBig bangThe history of astronomyIs anybody out there?The space atlas
Alternative Names
Nigel Henbest astronome britannique

Nigel Henbest British astronomer

نیجل هنبست

헨베스트, 나이젤

ヘンベスト, ナイゲル

ヘンベスト, ナイジェル

尼傑·漢貝斯特

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