Cosmos The Infographic Book of Space by Stuart Lowe & Chris North

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Space, the Universe and everything it contains, is a fascinating and awe inspiring subject.  Just trying to contemplate the sheer vastness of space will have your head completely in a mess, but that doesn’t stop us attempting to gauge just how incredible the universe actually is.  Cosmos The Infographic Book of Space by Stuart Lowe & Chris North is quite frankly, a must have for anyone with the slightest glimmer of interest in Milky Way and beyond.

Cosmos_HiResCosmos The Infographic Book of Space is exactly what it says on the front cover of the book, its pages are filled with captivating knowledge in the form of infographics by We Are Founded.  Now, if you are not too sure what an infographic is, you have probably come across them already in your every day life.  It is information that is presented in a visual way, as opposed to just writing it down and they can be really effective when it comes to learning.

COSMOS_Page_022Cosmos is a brilliant book to have on your bookshelf, inside it is crammed with images and information that will answer many of your space related questions.  An example would be the fantastic infographic they have spanning pages 42 and 43, one that shows just how big our Solar System is if the sun were the size of the Eiffel Tower and moved to Paris.  It is a clever way to engage the brain and comprehend something that otherwise is just mind boggling.  Earth would be 40 km away, roughly the size of an elephant and Neptune would be over Copenhagen! 

COSMOS_Page_005The book is filled with everything from the planets, solar flares and invisible galaxies, to explaining the very building blocks of life, stars and technology.  Cosmos The Infographic Book of Space by Stuart Lowe & Chris North is the kind of book you can read from cover to cover in no time at all, but you can also use it as a reference to check thoughts or ideas you might have.  It has a stunning layout, with bright, vibrant illustrations that grab you as soon as you turn the page and the infographic nature of the book helps to encourage the retention of the incredible information contained in its pages.  It id definitely suited to all ages and levels of interest in the final frontier, from small children who are eager to learn, right up to seasoned veterans of the genre.

Cosmos: The Infographic Book of Space by Stuart Lowe and Chris North is available here, published by Jacqui Small.

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