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Looking Up: An Illustrated Guide to Telescopes

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Looking Up: An Illustrated Guide to Telescopes

By  Jacob Kramer , Illustrated By  Stephanie Scholz
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Looking Up is a celebration of telescopes - their shapes, sizes, and the science they enable. Open your eyes to the wonder of the skies!

All over the world, people have built fantastic structures for looking up into the sky. These telescopes are not just scientific instruments -- they are monuments to curiosity and collaboration. In this book readers are introduced to the amazing spectrum of light, and the diverse shapes and methods used to study it.
Clear, inventive language meets with playful yet graphic imagery in this stunning non-fiction title.

Jacob Kramer graduated from Harvard with a degree in Visual & Environmental Studies, where he joined of the Student Astronomers club and studied physics with Nobel laureate Roy J. Glauber. His passion for large telescopes has taken him as far as Maunakea in Hawai'i. Jacob lives in Somerville, MA, and is the author of Noodlephant and Okapi Tale (Enchanted Lion Books). LOOKING UP is his debut non-fiction book.

Stephanie Scholz studied drawing and print making at the University of Fine Arts in Berlin, and the Accademia die Belli Arti in Bologna. She has made illustrations for the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, The New Yorker, The Economist, and Die Zeit, among others.

ISBN: 9781912497683

ISBN-10: 9781912497683

Publisher: Flying Eye Books

Publication Date: 07/06/2021 - 12:00am

On Sale: 07/06/2021 - 12:00am

Pages: 60

Language: English


Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Astronomy

Juvenile Nonfiction / Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science

Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Discoveries