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26th October 2017 by Dr Helen Klus

Chapter 1. Constellations

Chapter 2. Latitude and Longitude

Chapter 3. Models of the Universe

Chapter 4. Force, Momentum, and Energy

Chapter 5. Newton’s theory of Gravity

Chapter 6. The Age of the Universe

Chapter 7. Einstein’s theory of Special Relativity

Chapter 8. Einstein’s theory of General Relativity

Chapter 9. The Big Bang

Chapter 10. Galaxies

Chapter 11. Stars

Chapter 12. Red Giants and White Dwarfs

Chapter 13. Supergiants, Supernova, and Neutron Stars

Chapter 14. Black Holes

Chapter 15. The planet Mercury

Chapter 16. The planet Venus

Chapter 17. The planet Earth

Chapter 18. The Earth’s Moon

Chapter 19. The planet Mars

Chapter 20. The Asteroid Belt

Chapter 21. The planet Jupiter

Chapter 22. The planet Saturn

Chapter 23. The planet Uranus

Chapter 24. The planet Neptune

Chapter 25. Comets

Chapter 26. The Kuiper Belt and the Oort Cloud

Chapter 27. The Pioneer and Voyager Missions

Chapter 28. Discovering Exoplanets

Chapter 29. The Search for Alien Life in the Universe

Chapter 30. Where are all the Aliens?

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Buy How We Came to Know the Cosmos: Space and Time

How We Came to Know the Cosmos: Space & Time

I Pre 20th Century theories

1. Constellations

2. Latitude and Longitude

3. Models of the Universe

4. Force, Momentum, and Energy

5. Newton’s theory of Gravity

6. The Age of the Universe

II 20th Century discoveries

7. Einstein’s theory of Special Relativity

8. Einstein’s theory of General Relativity

9. The Origin of the Universe

10. Galaxies

11. Stars

12. Red Giants and White Dwarfs

13. Supergiants, Supernova, and Neutron Stars

14. Black Holes

III Missions to planets

15. The planet Mercury

16. The planet Venus

17. The planet Earth

18. The Earth’s Moon

19. The planet Mars

20. The Asteroid Belt

21. The planet Jupiter

22. The planet Saturn

23. The planet Uranus

24. The planet Neptune

IV Beyond the planets

25. Comets

26. The Kuiper Belt and the Oort Cloud

27. The Pioneer and Voyager Missions

28. Discovering Exoplanets

29. The Search for Alien Life in the Universe

30. Where are all the Aliens?

V List of symbols

31. List of symbols

32. Image Copyright