The universe-- a cosmic tour.
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- ISBN: 9780716624820
- ISBN: 0716624826
- Physical Description: 64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 27 cm.
- Edition: Revised edition.
- Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : World Book, 2017.
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Includes bibliographical references (page 62) index.
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What is the universe? What is the size and shape of the universe? Focus on : analyzing light How do astronomers use redshift to determine distance? Where did the universe come from? How old is the universe? Focus on : how matter formed in the early universe What is the cosmic microwave background radiation? What is matter? What is antimatter? What is energy? Focus on : using particle accelerators to study the early universe What are magnetic fields? What are galaxies? What are clusters and superclusters? What are filaments, walls, and voids? Focus on : Lyman-Alpha blobs What role does the force of gravity play in the universe? Focus on : what is the force of gravity? What is dark matter? What is dark energy? What is a constellation? What is the celestial sphere? How do astronomers map the universe? Focus on : 3-D maps of the universe How does the universe move? How will the universe end?
"An overview of the structure and nature of objects that make up the universe. Includes diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.
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