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9781912497683

Looking Up

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  • ISBN13:

    9781912497683

  • ISBN10:

    1912497689

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2021-07-06
  • Publisher: Flying Eye Books

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Summary

Looking Up is a celebration of telescopes - their shapes, scape 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.

Author Biography

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. She has made illustrations for the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, The New York Times, and Die Zeit, among others.

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