Covers various aspects of astronomy, including an orientation of the night sky, a brief history of astronomy, tips on buying a telescope, and information on stars, planets, black holes, galaxies, and the Big Bang Theory.
Christopher De Pree, Ph.D. is an assistant professor at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia, where he teaches physics and astronomy. Professor De Pree is director of Bradley Observatory and author of numerous articles on the topic of massive star formation. He is co-author of Recent Advances and Issues in Astronomy. Alan Axelrod, Ph.D. is the author of more than 20 books. A resident of Atlanta, Georgia, he holds a Ph.D. in American Literature and Culture from the University of Iowa.