Stars and Planets by Carole Stott
Kingfisher Knowledge is a groundbreaking series for readers hungry for information on today's hot topics. Lively, engaging text, packed with information, accompanies stunning photographs that enhance each chapter. Amazing, state-of-the-art digital artwork guides readers into the fascinating heart of the subject. This learning adventure does not stop there - information panels throughout lead the reader to further discovery. Each chapter offers website links, book lists, places to visit and career information. Stars & Planets takes the reader on a journey through Space. Starting with an inspection of distant stars and galaxies, and then homing in on the planets and particles in our Solar System, the captivating text and sublime images provide a remarkable window on the known Universe. Read about man's fascination with astronomy and how it has developed over the millennia to encompass today's space innovations, such as the space-based Hubble telescope. Learn about the recent giant leaps in space exploration, resulting in the 2004 Mars landing. How much can we discover about everything that is the Universe? Stars & Planets will motivate avid astronomers and aspiring astronauts to think about these, the biggest questions of all.