Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World

A visual adventure through the cosmos via art, science and beyond

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From ancient cave paintings to engravings from the 1600s, and modern-day animations to NASA photos, “Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World” is an investigation of space. With over 300 images, this hardcover spans all kinds of mediums and mindsets, proving just how fascinating we humans have always seen, and continue to see, our universe. The visuals—some of which have never been published before—are drawn from the work of photographers, artists, and astronomers.

With incredibly high-tech NASA telescope images, ancient celestial charts, contemporary art and more, every image is fueled by curiosity and the desire to explore our vast backyard. It’s a beautiful book for anybody with a curious mind.

Images by Cool Hunting