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Light: The Visible Spectrum and Beyond Hardcover – Illustrated, Oct. 27 2015

4.6 out of 5 stars 136 ratings

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Black Dog & Leventhal; Illustrated edition (Oct. 27 2015)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 208 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 163191006X
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1631910067
  • Item weight ‏ : ‎ 1.25 kg
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 26.35 x 2.22 x 26.35 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 136 ratings

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"Beautiful and absorbing...Any astronomy enthusiast would be struck with joy while reading through this book"―Dave Eicher, Astronomy.com

"Highly informative and a feast for the eyes"―Mario Livio, author of The Golden Ratio

"Entertaining as well as educational"―Phil Plait, Slate

"Light is a treat for the mind as well as the eyes."―GeekWire.com

About the Author

Kimberly Arcand and Megan Watzke are award-winning directors, producers, and authors who have spent their careers in science and technology. Arcand is the visualization lead for NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, specializing in image and meaning research, and data representation. She lives near Providence, RI. Watzke is the press officer for NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, specializing in communicating astronomy with the public. She lives in Seattle, WA. They are co-authors of Your Ticket to the Universe and have written dozens of articles in print and online.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant photos, great science explanations
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5.0 out of 5 stars without too much text to baffle the layperson but with excellent photos. I wanted to find out about the ...
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