The whole cosmos in your hands, The Universe in Bite-sized Chunks is your one-stop guide to everything you ever wanted to know about space and our place in it.
If you're new to the subject... or are trying to spark the astronomy bug in someone else, then this volume is an excellent place to begin your adventure
This book is a goldmine for anyone seeking to understand the present state of astronomical science, cosmology and how we arrived here from the earliest wonderings of our ancestors about the things they saw in the sky
Colin Stuart is an astronomy journalist and author. He has written for the Guardian, European Space Agency and New Scientist, and is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. He has also recently had an asteroid named after him. He is the author of 13 Journeys Through Space and Time: Christmas Lectures From the Royal Institution, published by Michael O’Mara Books in 2016.