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The Best-Ever Book of Astronomy Carole Stott

The Best-Ever Book of Astronomy By Carole Stott

The Best-Ever Book of Astronomy by Carole Stott


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Summary

Frozen planets, explosive stars and holes in space - the universe contains an amazing mix of objects, from the smallest particles to the largest galaxies. This book sheds light on the mysteries of the universe, aiming to inspire a new generation of skywatchers.

The Best-Ever Book of Astronomy Summary

The Best-Ever Book of Astronomy by Carole Stott

Frozen planets, explosive stars and holes in space - the universe contains an amazing mix of objects, from the smallest particles to the largest galaxies. This book sheds light on the mysteries of the universe, aiming to inspire a new generation of skywatchers. Learn all about astronomy, from the observations of ancient civilizations and the breakthroughs made by famous astronomers, to the latest space telescopes and probes. Find out about the objects you can see yourself in the night sky, and see amazing images of the universe from huge telescopes. Discover what makes up our solar system, look at the millions of stars that lie behind it, and imagine what happens when two galaxies collide in space.

Table of Contents

Looking up at the universe: view from earth; the earliest astronomers; the centre of the universe; looking closer; astronomer at work; tools ofthe trade; observatory Earth; invisible universe; space explorers (space telescopes). The solar system: the sun; Earth; Earth's moon; rock worlds (Mercury and Pluto); near neighbours (Venus and Mars); spacerocks; the King (Jupiter); ringed worlds (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune; planetary moons; ice kingdoms (comets). The realm of the stars: seeing stars; giants and dwarfs; explosive finish; star cities; life; from beginning to end (Big Bang and questions about the future).

Additional information

GOR001402917
9780753408247
0753408244
The Best-Ever Book of Astronomy by Carole Stott
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pan Macmillan
2003-10-20
64
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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