National Geographic Almanac 2021: Trending Topics - Big Ideas in Science - Photos, Maps, Facts & More
Contributor(s): National Geographic (Author)
ISBN: 142622155X EAN: 9781426221552
Publisher: National Geographic Society
US SRP: $19.99 US
Binding: Paperback: 400 pages
Pub Date: September 22, 2020
Annotation: The essential annual for the 21st century, this high energy almanac is packed with facts, photos, infographics, time lines, and maps the perfect stocking stuffer and book to browse all year long.
A guide to the world like no other, this vivid and comprehensive book offers the best of National Geographic and more science, nature, history, world cultures, geography, and the environment, illustrated with amazing photography, fascinating infographics, and maps created by expert cartographers.
Highlights this year include the James Webb telescope, launching in 2021 a brand-new wildflower guide a guided tour of the moons of our solar system a beautiful infographic on jellyfish and a feature on lithium, central to the work of recent Nobel prize-winning chemistry.
Divided into lively chapters including Exploration & Adventure, Life on Earth, and The Science of Us, this year's almanac features top photos from National Geographic's celebrated Instagram account and geniuses past and present including Jane Goodall, Amelia Earhart, and acclaimed conservationist Kris Tompkins, dedicated to preserving much of Patagonia.
With new discoveries on every page, this cutting-edge book called a "category buster" by Booklist brings you, as Publishers Weekly puts it, "all the things that National Geographic does best."
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