Bang!: The Complete History of the Universe
Author(s): Brian May
An introduction to the history of the universe. This book presents the pictures of the Universe obtained by instruments such as the Hubble Space Telescope or the Very Large Telescope in Chile.
Though best known to the world as the lead guitarist for the supergroup Queen, Brian May also studied for a PhD in astrophysics before giving up the academic life for rock music. Patrick Moore is the world's best-loved astronomer, author of more than 100 books, and presenter of the world's longest running TV programme, BBC's "The Sky at Night". Chris Lintott is best-known as the co-presenter, with Patrick, of "The Sky at Night". He took his first degree in Physics at Cambridge, then his PhD in Astrophysics at University College London, and is now doing further research at Oxford.
1. The Lure of the Skies; 2. Genesis: In the Beginning: 13.7 million years ago; 3. The Dark Ages: Zero to 300,000 years after the Big Bang; 4. The Evolving Universe: 300,000 years until 6000 million years; 5. The Emergence of Life: 6000 million years until the present day; 6. Into the Future: Present day to 6000 million years hence; 7. The Far Future: Infinity and beyond; Index.
- : 9781844422319
- : Carlton Books Ltd
- : Prion Books Ltd
- : October 2007
- : books
- : Brian May
- : Hardback
- : 200
- : 200 colour photos & artworks