Showing results by author "Günther Hasinger"


All Categories

1 results
Sort by
    • Astronomy's Limitless Journey

    • A Guide to Understanding the Universe (A Latitude 20 Book)
    • By: Günther Hasinger
    • Narrated by: Zen Wolfang
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    In Astronomy’s Limitless Journey, astrophysicist Günther Hasinger takes the reader on a journey to the far reaches of the universe?an exciting time travel that begins with the incredibly hot fireball of the Big Bang roughly 13.8 billion years ago and ends in distant eons with its cold, dark demise. In between lie the times in which extensive structures, galaxies, stars, and planets form. As the field of astrophysics and cosmology experiences a “golden age” due to larger telescopes, faster computers, and more sophisticated algorithms, fundamental changes are taking place in our understanding of space and time and of the origin and future of our universe. Hasinger thoroughly explains these fascinating revelations and describes the methods utilized in modern astrophysics.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A good summary of the state of astrophysics

    • By Stephen F. Brownell on 01-10-18

    Regular price: $19.95