64 Illustrations, color; 30 Illustrations, black and white; X, 204 p. 94 illus., 64 illus. in color.
Table Of Contents
From Kapteyn to Hubble.- George Gamow, Ralph Alpher and Robert Herman.- Penzias and Wilson and Dicke et al.- COBE.- DASI and BOOMERANG and other ground-based experiments.- WMAP.- Planck.- The Future.
Rhodri Evans is an experienced and enthusiastic science communicator. He appears regularly on the BBC talking about Astronomy and Physics and has also been on US radio and TV. He is a research fellow at Cardiff University and lectures on Physics and Astrophysics. And he is the only UK based astronomer involved in SOFIA - the Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy.