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FAR OUT: A SPACE-TIME CHRONICLE

By: Benson, Michael

Price: ¥5,000.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000037989

ISBN: 0810949482

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In Far Out: A Space-Time Chronicle, author and filmmaker Michael Benson ass embles an outstanding collection of astronomical images from observatories around the world and in space. We live in a golden age of astronomical obse rvation. Some of the resulting images are well known and have inspired mill ions of people; others, equally breathtaking, have never been published bef ore. For this book, Benson has culled the very best, and organized them int ... View more info

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BEYOND: VISIONS OF THE INTERPLANETARY PROBES

By: Benson, Michael

Price: ¥4,000.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000030549

ISBN: 0810945312

Condition: Near Fine


Michael Benson has spent years compiling images collected by the unmanned p robes that NASA has been sending into space to explore the solar system sin ce the 1960s. The resulting book consists of two parts: the first is a visu al tour of the solar system; and the second is a series of essays that expl ain the how and why of these photographs - the history of the journeys of t he probes, how they work and why they were built. The volume has a foreword by Sir Arthur C. Clarke and an afterword by Lawrence Weschler. View more info