The Sun : One Thousand Years of Scientific Imagery
A fascinating and informative look at studies of the Sun throughout history, beautifully illustrated with images from the Science Museum's collection.
The combination of historic and modern studies and accessible text ensure there is something here for every reader. Cloth binding with foil details make this a beautiful addition to any bookshelf Dazzling, beautiful, powerful, mysterious - the Sun has fascinated people throughout history. This book charts our changing understanding of the Sun through a rich collection of scientific imagery: from from a 10th-century manuscript drawing of an earth-centered universe, to awe-inspiring close-ups of our turbulent star taken by orbiting spacecraft.
- Author: Dr Katy Barrett, Curator of Art Collections at the Science Museum
- Hardcover: 120 pages | 41 colour and 37 black and white illustrations
- Date published: January 2019
- Language: English
- ISBN: 978-1785511721
- Product Dimensions: 21.9 x 22.0 cm