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  • Published: 19 November 2019
  • ISBN: 9780718185268
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $65.00

Vargic’s Curious Cosmic Compendium

Space, the universe and everything within it




Discover the cosmos like you've never seen it before with internet sensation, Martin Vargic, at your side.

If there were ever a great time to be publishing a fresh, innovative and up-to-date book on the universe it's now; 2019 is the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and commercial travel into space feels closer than ever. For everyone who has ever wanted to know more about the space around us, Vargic's Curious Astronomical Compendium is more than just your ordinary stargazing book, it is the ultimate guide to the universe.

Covering everything from asteroids to space stations, this book includes chapters on:1. Scale of the Universe 2. The Solar System 3. Stars and Galaxies4. Exoplanets

This beautiful compendium will delight readers with incredible statistics on innovative scales. Complex concepts will be explained with accessible-yet-fact-filled infographics and visualizations. Martin Vargic's unique style and visual emphasis make this book distinct from all other astronomy books.

  • Published: 19 November 2019
  • ISBN: 9780718185268
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $65.00

About the author

Martin Vargic

Martin Vargic, a 16-year-old artist from Slovakia rose to international fame in late January 2014, when his work Map of the Internet 1.0 went viral, generating hundreds of thousands of hits. It was featured on Mashable, Yahoo, The Daily Mail, The Independent Slate, Fox News, The Huffington Post, Business Insider, Gizmodo and dozens of other sites worldwide. Vargic has published several other maps on his website, halcyonmaps.com.

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