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Henbest, Nigel

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Most widely held works by Nigel Henbest
The planets by Nigel Henbest( Book )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 2,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring all-new 3D models built using data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency
The new astronomy by Nigel Henbest( Book )

27 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black holes by Heather Couper( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 8 languages and held by 1,194 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
How the universe works by Heather Couper( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 847 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 exploding universe by Nigel Henbest( Book )

27 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 765 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
The guide to the galaxy by Nigel Henbest( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and German and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is anybody out there? by Heather Couper( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the possibility of life on other planets from both scientific and mythological perspectives. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
Physics by Nigel Henbest( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in 5 languages and held by 600 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
The space atlas by Heather Couper( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Korean and held by 595 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
Journey to the edge of the universe( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 583 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
Spotter's guide to the night sky by Nigel Henbest( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 557 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
The sun by Heather Couper( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses "our local star," its characteristics, activities, origins, and some of its mysteries
Body atlas( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Now we can actually probe within the living body, using miniature cameras and endoscopy, ultrasound and X-ray tomography. This amazing investigation is an invaluable teaching tool. Actually see the links between the inside and outside workings of the body, the complex coordination required to do everyday tasks. New from the Learning Channel, the series is a rare opportunity to bring the study of anatomy alive."--Distributor's catalog
Astronomy by Heather Couper( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in 5 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the sun, earth, moon, solar system, stars, and our galaxy
Comets, stars, planets by Nigel Henbest( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores our sun and planets, how stars are made, and includes a special section on Halley's comet
Galaxies and quasars by Heather Couper( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics of different types of galaxies focusing on the Milky Way and its inhabitants, 100 billion stars
DK encyclopedia of space by Heather Couper( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 219 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
 
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Alternative Names
Nigel Henbest British astronomer

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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The new astronomyBlack holesHow the universe worksBig bangThe history of astronomyThe exploding universeIs anybody out there?The space atlas