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The universe-- mysteries and marvels.

Hankin, Rebecca. (Author). World Book, Inc. (Publisher).
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Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library j523 WORL (Text) 38650833355975 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780716624837
  • ISBN: 0716624834
  • Physical Description: 64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm.
  • Edition: Revised edition.
  • Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : World Book, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
How big is the universe? Where is the solar system in the universe? What is the observable universe? How far into the universe can we see without a telescope? Why is it dark in space? How does light travel through the universe? Focus on: hungry cores Is space a total vacuum? What was the big bang? What existed before the big bang? What is the cosmic background radiation? Is the universe expanding? What is the universe expanding into? What are high-energy cosmic rays? Focus on: gamma-ray bursts: outshining the universe What is dark energy? Where did matter come from? What is dark matter? What do we know about black holes? What are micro black holes? Are there planets orbiting stars besides the sun? Is there life in other parts of the universe? Focus on: the universe's largest magnets Could the universe be made of strings? Could there be universes besides our own? What is time? Is time travel possible?
Summary, etc.:
"An introduction to unusual objects and phenomena in the universe. Includes diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
1110L Lexile
Subject: Cosmology > Juvenile literature.
Astronomy > Juvenile literature.
Solar system.
Outer space.

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