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Book Review - Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World

Book Review - Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World

With all of the eclipse hullabaloo we felt very apropos to feature this beautiful book Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World by acclaimed astronomer Paul Murdin. Previous to studying the skies above the US, Australia, England, Scotland and Spain, Murdin was a research scientist for the UK Government and the Royal Astronomical Society. This book is for anyone in your life with an eye for art and an obsession with astronomy. One can explore the stars and planets from ancient cave paintings to animation all brought to life by an international panel of experts. "I believe everyone should have a broad picture of how the universe operates and our place in it. It is a basic human desire." —Stephen Hawking This beautiful book is a groundbreaking survey that celebrates the popular subject of astronomy through 300 images created by those who have been inspired by the mystery of our beloved universe above. Arranged to highlight thought-provoking contrasts and similarities,  you'll be delighted by paintings, photographs, sculpture, animation, prints, sketches, and digital renderings with iconic works by renowned photographers, artists, and astronomers alongside previously unpublished finds. You can pre-order Universe now for $59.95 and this title will ship by October 9th, just in time for the holidays.  Buy Now

Inspiration: Great Universe Collection Part II

Whohaa, here's part 2 after part 1 was so successful. It was finally time to publish a second article with these awesome pieces of art. When I look at this collection of fake universe pictures I always ask myself if this could actually happen. What do you think? Also visit a Great Universe Collection Part I Editor: David Parrott

Inspiration: Great Universe Collection

As we here at Abduzeedo are great fans of the universe (look at our design) we have to come up with some nice inspirations. Here are stunning artworks of stars, planets and the universe in hope, that we will someday see this with our eyes, when we look in the sky. Please visit also a Great Universe Collection Part II