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The Resource The universe explained : a cosmic Q&A, Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest

The universe explained : a cosmic Q&A, Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest

Label
The universe explained : a cosmic Q&A
Title
The universe explained
Title remainder
a cosmic Q&A
Statement of responsibility
Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest
Title variation
Cosmic Q and A
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Universe Explained gives scientific answers to 185 of the most popular questions about astronomy in a lightly humorous question-and-answer format. The Universe Explained answers questions about space travel; telescopes; the solar system; comets, asteroids and meteors; stars; black holes; the Milky Way and other galaxies; the Big Bang and space and time. As well, the possibility of life beyond our planet is explored with up-to-date space discoveries; as well as debunking persistent myths and legends."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Couper, Heather
Dewey number
520.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB44.3
LC item number
C68 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Henbest, Nigel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
  • Cosmology
  • Cosmology
  • Astronomy
  • Cosmology
  • SCIENCE / Astronomy
Target audience
general
Label
The universe explained : a cosmic Q&A, Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Stars
  • Black holes
  • The Milky Way and other galaxies
  • The Big Bang
  • Time and space
  • Alien life
  • Sky sights
  • Myths and legends
  • Space travel
  • Telescopes
  • The moon
  • The sun
  • Planets
  • Comets, asteroids and meteorites
Control code
on1029883639
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780228100829
Lccn
2018937766
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1029883639
Label
The universe explained : a cosmic Q&A, Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Stars
  • Black holes
  • The Milky Way and other galaxies
  • The Big Bang
  • Time and space
  • Alien life
  • Sky sights
  • Myths and legends
  • Space travel
  • Telescopes
  • The moon
  • The sun
  • Planets
  • Comets, asteroids and meteorites
Control code
on1029883639
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780228100829
Lccn
2018937766
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1029883639

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