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Doomsday rocks from space / Margaret Poynter.

Poynter, Margaret. (Author).
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Bizarre science.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780766036734 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 0766036731 (lib. bdg.)
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Previously published as: Killer asteroids.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The reign of the dinosaur -- The search for clues -- Life in the fast lane -- Outwitting a doomsday rock -- The greatest show in outer space.
Summary, etc.:
Discusses comets, asteroids, and meteors, including how and where they are formed in space, what scientists are doing to study and track them, and what danger these doomsday rocks are to Earth.
Subject: Asteroids > Orbits > Juvenile literature.
Catastrophes (Geology) > Juvenile literature.
Asteroids.
Catastrophes (Geology)

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