WORLD’S FIRST GUIDEBOOK TO “THE UNIVERSE”
Lonely Planet Collaborates with NASA for World’s First Guidebook to The Universe
Lonely Planet is journeying further than it ever has before with the world’s first and only travel guide to The Universe, created in collaboration with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), and published this month.
Developed with the latest data from NASA, and featuring a Foreword by award-winning science educator Bill Nye the Science Guy, Lonely Planet’s new book touches down on the planets of our solar system, before continuing to the edge of the known Universe via exoplanets, newborn stars, supernova remnants, galaxy superclusters and more, as it discovers space’s most astonishing sights.
Featuring 608 pages, 553 photos, and 124 planets, The Universe follows in the successful tradition of Lonely Planet’s 2014 best-selling guide to The World, which is also still available.
Other highlights of The Universe include:
• The Solar System – Detailed planetary guides with local highlights and facts;
• Into Outer Space – Discover more than 150 amazing stars, exoplanets and galaxies;
• The Science of Space – Get the low-down on space travel, physics and NASA’s research.
“By the end of the book,” Lonely Planet says, “you’ll have a sense for the structure of the entire Universe as well as some of the big questions we still have as we ponder our place in it. You may not be able to plan your next vacation on the basis of the planetary moons, exoplanets and stunning nebulae featured, but you’ll find lots to amaze and awe.”
About the Book
Lonely Planet: The Universe
In stores now
197mm x 128mm
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