Solar System In Verse

Paper Type: Book Print Paper | Size: 208mm x 142mm; 92pp
Black and white
ISBN-13: 978-93-91125-38-7

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The Solar System is our backyard in the vast universe, and yet it is full of surprises that keep astronomers on their toes. Solar System in Verse is sure to inform, entertain and make you open your eyes in wonder. The verses here narrate the splendours of the Sun, the planets, comets, asteroids and other objects of the Solar System, and outline our place in the wider universe.

These verses will acquaint you not only with the ‘whats’ and ‘whens’, but also the ‘whys’ and ‘hows’ of the solar family and boggle your mind with questions that are topics of active research. Hop on a guided tour of the Solar System narrated in verse and marvel at the spectacular views depicted in the illustrations in the book, which will change the way you think of our place in the vast and fascinating universe.



Biman Nath
Biman Nath
Author

Biman Nath is an astrophysicist at the Raman Research Institute. He was born in Assam, and after initial schooling there, he studied in Delhi University and then received his PhD in University of Maryland, USA. His research interests include the evolution of galaxies, and the interaction of galaxies with diffuse gas in the universe. He is interested in popularization of science, and has published several books and articles in Bengali and English.

Nikita Gandhi
Nikita Gandhi
Illustrator

Nikita Gandhi is an educator, artist and illustrator. She calls herself an Alchemist, who magically finds pigments in Mother Nature and makes her own colours. She flutters like a butterfly among the flowers and digs mud like an earthworm to find pigments and make watercolours and crayons.