Sciences & Techniques

  • Univers est une étude novatrice qui explore ce sujet qui passionne tant, l'astronomie. Les 300 images présentées ont été créées par des hommes ayant tenté de comprendre la beauté et le mystère des étoiles, des planètes et de l'univers, ou qui s'en sont inspirés. Une sélection effectuée avec soin par un comité international de spé cia- listes, organisée pour montrer les similitudes et les différences. L'ouvrage présente des tableaux, photographies, sculptures, animations, gravures, croquis, images numériques et oeuvres emblé- matiques de photographes, d'artistes et d'astro- nomes célèbres ainsi que des créations inédites.

    Dans la lignée des best-sellers Cartes : Explorer le monde et Végétal : Explorer le monde botanique, cet ouvrage plaira autant aux lecteurs férus d'astronomie comme aux fervents amateurs d'espace, de planètes et de galaxies - Une sélection des 300 images provenant du monde entier, associées pour créer des juxtapositions stimulant la curiosité - Des images couvrant des milliers d'années, allant des peintures rupestres et des manuscrits médiévaux à l'art contemporain, la photographie, l'animation et les sites Internet interactifs - Inclut des oeuvres emblématiques réalisées par des artistes et des astronomes de renommée internationale, tels que Copernic, David Malin, Olafur Eliasson, Galilée, Yayoi Kusama, Isaac Newton, Pablo Picasso et Gerhard Richter

  • Universe is a groundbreaking survey that celebrates the popular subject of astronomy through 300 images created by those who have tried to understand - or who have been inspired by - the beauty and mystery of stars, planets, and beyond. Carefully chosen by an international panel of experts and arranged to highlight thought-provoking contrasts and similarities, the selection includes paintings, photographs, sculpture, animation, prints, sketches, and digital renderings with iconic works by renowned photographers, artists, and astronomers alongside previously unpublished finds.
    - Paul Murdin has worked as an astronomer in the USA, Australia, England, Scotland, and Spain.
    Previously a research scientist and a science administrator for the UK Government and the Royal Astronomical Society, he now works at the Institute of Astronomy at the University of Cambridge, England, and is visiting professor at John Moores University, Liverpool.
    Key Selling Points.
    - Following in the footsteps of bestselling Map:
    Exploring the World and Plant: Exploring the Botanical World, Universe will appeal to both armchair and serious enthusiasts of space, astronomy, and the galaxies.
    - Includes an international selection of 300 images, arranged in a uniquely structured sequence to create stimulating juxtapositions.
    - Images span millennia, from ancient cave paintings and medieval manuscripts to contemporary art and photography, animation, and interactive websites.
    - Includes iconic images by a diverse range of globally renowned artists and astronomers, such as, Nicolaus Copernicus, David Malin, Olafur Eliasson, Gallileo, Yayoi Kusama, Isaac Newton, Pablo Picasso, Gerhard Richter, and Wolfgang Tillmans.

  • Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body is a visually compelling survey of more than 5,000 years of image-making. Through 300 remarkable works, selected and curated by an international panel of anatomists, curators, academics, and specialists, the book chronicles the intriguing visual history of human anatomy, showcasing its amazing complexity and our ongoing fascination with the systems and functions of our bodies.
    Exploring individual parts of the human body from head to toe, and revealing the intricate functions of body systems, such as the nerves, muscles, organs, digestive system, brain, and senses, this authoritative book presents iconic examples alongside rarely seen, breathtaking works. The 300 entries are arranged with juxtapositions of contrasting and complementary illustrations to allow for thought-provoking, lively, and stimulating reading.

  • Anglais Sun and moon

    Holborn Mark

    Published to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the first moon landing, this book links astronomy, photography, and cartography in an unprecedented history of all three sciences, showing how the development of each of them fed off the other two. From the seventeenth- century spirit of exploration to the most recent images from the Hubble Telescope and maps of the surface of Mars, this remarkable story is told visually through stunning, rarely seen images, with informative captions and authoritative, accessible chapter essays.

  • Universe is a groundbreaking survey that celebrates the popular subject of astronomy through 300 images created by those who have tried to understand ¿ or who have been inspired by ¿ the beauty and mystery of stars, planets, and beyond. Carefully chosen by an international panel of experts and arranged to highlight thought-provoking contrasts and similarities, the selection includes paintings, photographs, sculpture, animation, prints, sketches, and digital renderings with iconic works by renowned photographers, artists, and astronomers alongside previously unpublished finds.

  • The world we made

    Jonathon Porritt

    Our planet's environmental future is usually described in terms of doom and despair. But now, for the first time, The World We Made presents a credible, positive vision of our planet that is green, fair, connected and collaborative Part history, part personal memoir, The World We Made reveals how it is possible to reach a genuinely sustainable world by 2050; describing the key events, technological breakthroughs and lifestyle revolutions that will transform our planet Packed with images that bring to life this exciting, high-tech and human world, featuring futuristic photographs, graphics and hand-drawn sketches Covers topics as wide-ranging as the 'energy internet' to slow travel airships; 3D printing to robotics; and personal genomics to urban agriculture - all grounded in cutting edge technological insights Providing all the tools and advice to prepare yourself for what is ahead, the book is essential reading for everyone interested in a positive future for our planet All royalties will go to support the work of Forum for the Future, one of the world's leading sustainable development non-profits

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