Light From the Void

Light From the Void

Twenty Years of Discovery With NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory

Book - 2019
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Take a journey through the cosmos with 'Light from the Void', a stunning collection of photographs from the Chandra X-Ray Observatory's two decades of operation. The book showcases rarely-seen celestial phenomena such as black holes, planetary nebulae, galaxy clusters, gravitational waves, stellar birth and death, and more. Accompanying these images of incredible natural phenomena are captions explaining how they occur. The images start close to home and move outward: beginning with images of the Chandra launch, then moving into the solar system, through the nearby universe, and finally to the most distant galaxies Chandra has observed, the book brings readers on a far-out visual voyage.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, [2019]
ISBN: 9781588346698
1588346692
Call Number: 522.6863 ARC
Characteristics: 204 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

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