Books by Heather Couper

  • SPCE 9 years +

    Space Visual Encyclopedia (Hardback)

    Heather Couper

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    This visual encyclopedia provides an in-depth look at the wonders of the universe and explains what lies in outer space.

    It examines every aspect of space, from galaxies and dark matter to the features of the Solar System, and will help children understand about everything from asteroids and comets to star-forming nebulae and planets.

    Packed with astounding facts, this is the perfect one-stop reference guide to help children (and you!) unravel the mysteries of space.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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  • BSYJC

    The Universe Explained (Paperback)

    Heather Couper

    Answers to the most popular astronomy questions of today. Over the course of their illustrious work in astronomy, Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest collected hundreds of the most popular astronomy questions that they've been asked. In this book they explain the scientific answers to these questions with expertise and a healthy dose of humour. Below are just a few of the 185 questions they answer: What would happen to an astronaut exposed to space?; Can people live on Mars?; Can an amateur astronomer make useful discoveries?; Why do we have leap years and leap seconds?; What are the most extreme conditions life can survive?; Is there an edge to the Universe?; What happens inside a black hole?; Is Pluto a planet? The Universe Explained answers questions about space travel; telescopes; the solar system; comets, asteroids and meteors; stars; black holes; the Milky Way and other galaxies; the big bang and space and time. As well, Couper and Henbest explore the possibility of life beyond our planet with up-to-date space discoveries and debunk persistent myths and legends. The Universe Explained is a fun and informative book for anyone curious about astronomy.
    • £13.56
    • RRP £16.95
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    Space Visual Encyclopedia (Hardback)

    Heather Couper

    From asteroids and comets to star-forming nebulae and planets, Space Visual Encyclopedia takes an in-depth look at the wonders of our extraordinary universe. Space Visual Encyclopedia examines every aspect of space, from galaxies and dark matter to the features of our Solar System, and from constellations and famous astronomers to man's attempts to gain a greater understanding of the Universe. Packed with fact after fact, Space Visual Encyclopedia is the perfect one-stop reference guide to all you need to know about the mysteries of space.
    • £12.89
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