The Cosmic Compendium: Interstellar Travel is an in-depth look at interstellar travel. It is a great reference for people of all interest levels. Hypothetical propulsion, multi-generational spaceships, special relativity, the voyager program, solar sails, faster-than-light communication, micrometeoroids and much much more are covered in this edition. The pulsar map and hydrogen molecule diagram are shared in common with the Pioneer plaque. ... It shows the location of the solar system with respect to 14 pulsars, whose precise periods are given. ... Since this was not in the original specifications, the record was initially rejected, to be replaced with a blank disc.
|Title||:||The Cosmic Compendium: Interstellar Travel|
|Author||:||Rupert W Anderson|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2015-03-28|