WorldCat Identities

Couper, Heather

Overview
Works: 221 works in 607 publications in 16 languages and 17,376 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  History  Laboratory manuals  Pictorial works  Photographs from space  Popular works  Puzzles and games 
Roles: Author, Creator, Producer, Scenarist, Other, Illustrator, Director
Classifications: QB601, 520
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Heather Couper
The planets by Nigel Henbest( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,312 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 )

39 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to astronomy and space travel, arranged by such topics as "Observing the Universe," "Exploring Space," "Planets & Moons," "Galaxies & Beyond," and "Practical Stargazing."
Black holes by Heather Couper( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 8 languages and held by 1,189 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 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an introduction to the solar sytem, stars and planets. Includes many experiments and projects. Suggested level: intermediate
Big bang by Heather Couper( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 794 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 )

14 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and German and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The space atlas by Heather Couper( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in 9 languages and held by 679 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
Is anybody out there? by Heather Couper( Book )

10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the possibility of life on other planets from both scientific and mythological perspectives
Physics by Nigel Henbest( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in 5 languages and held by 594 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 sun by Heather Couper( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses "our local star," its characteristics, activities, origins, and some of its mysteries
Astronomy by Heather Couper( Book )

13 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
Galaxies and quasars by Heather Couper( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the features, phases, eclipses, and exploration of the moon
Heavens above! by Heather Couper( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An imaginary journey through space explores the solar system, earth, stars, scale of the universe, and evidence of life in the universe
DK encyclopedia of space by Heather Couper( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 329 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
The restless universe by Nigel Henbest( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space probes and satellites by Heather Couper( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys developments in manned and unmanned space exploration, from the launch of the Sputnik satellite in 1957 to space probes such as Pioneer and Voyager to possible future missions to the stars
Telescopes and observatories by Heather Couper( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, development, and operation of telescopes, where observatories are located, and someof the startling discoveries made by telescopes detecting radio, gamma, and ultraviolet waves
The stars by Heather Couper( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in Dutch and English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses light years, starbirth, double stars, supernovae, pulsars black holes, and other aspects of the stars
 
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DK space encyclopedia
Alternative Names
Cooper, Heather

Couper, H.

Couper, Heather

Couper, Heather Anita 1949-

Heather Couper Astronoma britannica

Heather Couper Astronomer

Heather Couper britisk fysikar og astronom

Heather Couper britisk fysiker og astronom

Heather Couper Brits astronome

Heather Couper brittisk fysiker och astronom

هيذر كوبر

هيزر كوبر

쿠퍼, 헤더

クーパー, ヒーザー

クーパー, ヘザー

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Black holesHow the universe worksBig bangThe history of astronomyThe space atlasIs anybody out there?DK encyclopedia of space