Coloring the Universe: An Insider's Look at Making Spectacular Images of Space by Travis Rector, Kimberly Arcand, Megan Watzke
English | November 15th, 2015 | ISBN: 1602232733 | 265 Pages | PDF | 66.28 MB
With a fleet of telescopes in space and giant observatories on the ground, professional astronomers produce hundreds of spectacular images of space every year. These colorful pictures have become infused into popular culture and can found everywhere, from advertising to television shows to memes. But they also invite questions: Is this what outer space really looks like? Are the colors real? And how do these images get from the stars to our screens?