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Astronomy Cafe: The Best 365 Questions & Answers from “Ask the Astronomer”
Astronomy Cafe: The Best 365 Questions & Answers from “Ask the Astronomer”
 
Our Price: $25.00
Year: 1998
Pages: 252
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 1567313817

Product Code: 756770874

Description
 
Sten Odenwald (au). This book brings together accurate & easily understood answers to the 365 questions people most often ask about astronomy. It’s a handy guide for both the seasoned star-gazer & the curious novice. Based on Sten Odenwald’s popular “Ask the Astronomer” page from his award-winning website The Astronomy Cafe, this book ranges from the arcane to the mundane. It is well organized by topic, making it easy to look up anything; but it’s also a pleasure to browse. Want to know what fraction of the universe is made up of antimatter? Check p. 162. Want to know how astronomers actually measure the distance to other galaxies? Check p. 112. Odenwald also provides a handy glossary, on-line resources, & a collection of useful tables.

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