Unseen Universe

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Author: Caroline Harper

Category: Lifestyle , Sport & leisure

Book Format: Hardback

Publisher: Greenfinch

ISBN: 9781529430509

RRP: $69.99

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This is the universe as you’ve never seen it before. Discover how the awe-inspiring images from Webb are rapidly changing our understanding of our solar system and beyond.

From the towering dust cliffs of the Carina Nebula to Jupiter glowing like an iridescent disco ball in the sky, these stunning new images have captured the imagination of millions all over the world.

Launched on 25th December 2021, the James Webb Space Telescope is the most powerful and complex space telescope ever built, capturing a glimpse of deep space billions of years in the past.

Now, Dr Caroline Harper and contributing astrophysicists from across Europe and the USA use Webb’s photography to answer 10 of the biggest questions humankind has about the universe, including:

How are stars born?

How do galaxies form and evolve?

What are the origins of black holes?

Where do planets get their water?

Are we alone in the universe?

Is the universe expanding or infinite?

Discover the science behind these beautiful images, which are revealing hidden details of the universe and clues to how it all began, and what awaits us in the future.

Dr Caroline Harper is Head of Space Science at the UK Space Agency, a member of the European Space Agency’s Science Programme Committee, and a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. Dr Harper has incredible contacts within the international space science community, and has done press about JWST in the Times, BBC, ITV, Daily Express and Telegraph.

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