Universe
—Kerrod, Robin.
Book
2003
8 available of 9 items

An introduction to the stars, planets, moon, and the universe in general, including man's exploration of the universe.

Item Details
Series:
DK eyewitness books
DK eyewitness books.
Subjects:
Astronomy -- Juvenile literature.
Cosmology -- Juvenile literature.
Outer space -- Juvenile literature.
Solar system -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN:
0789492385
Edition:
1st American ed.
Publisher, Date:
New York : DK Publishing, 2003.
Description:
64 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
What is the Universe?
How do we fit in?
How the Universe works
In the beginning
Fate of the Universe
Exploring the Universe
Our corner of the Universe
Our local star
Earth's moon
Comparing the planets
Mercury and Venus
Home planet
Mars, the Red Planet
Jupiter, king of the planets
Saturn, the ringed wonder
New worlds
Asteroids, meteors, and meteroites
Icy wanderers
Distant suns
The variety of stars
Clusters and nebulae
Star birth
Star death
Pulsars and black holes
The Milky Way
Neighbors
Galaxies galore
Quasars and other active galaxies
A universe of life
Index
LCCN:
2004266988
Link to PAC
More Information