The Resource Universe, Giles Sparrow ; consultant, Jerry Stone

Universe, Giles Sparrow ; consultant, Jerry Stone

Label
Universe
Title
Universe
Statement of responsibility
Giles Sparrow ; consultant, Jerry Stone
Creator
Contributor
Author
Consultant
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Children's nonfiction book about the universe, our solar system, observations of the starry skies, and the mind-blowing wonders of outer space. Learn about icy planets and explosive stars, far-off galaxies that powerful telescopes looking deep into space have captured, observatories and astronomy, and whole new worlds discovered by space-exploring probes
  • "Children will find out about the universe, our solar system, observations of the starry skies, and the mind-blowing wonders of outer space. From the birth of stars to the mysteries of black holes, the Universe has been constantly studied to understand how it works. Learn about icy planets and explosive stars, far-off galaxies that powerful telescopes looking deep into space have captured, observatories and astronomy, and whole new worlds discovered by space-exploring probes in this beautifully illustrated children's book that is crammed with amazing facts about the universe." --publisher's website
Member of
Cataloging source
FMG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sparrow, Giles
Dewey number
523.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stone, Jerry
Series statement
DK findout!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cosmology
  • Galaxies
  • Universe
  • Cosmology
  • Galaxies
  • Universe
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Astronomy
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Reference / Encyclopedias
  • Cosmology
  • Galaxies
  • Universe
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Universe, Giles Sparrow ; consultant, Jerry Stone
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
Our place in space -- The Big Bang -- Space objects -- Life of a star -- Star birth -- Types of stars -- Multiple stars -- Black holes -- Galaxies -- Milky Way -- The sun -- Solar System -- Beyond Neptune -- Rocky planets -- Gas giants -- Earth's moon -- Moons -- Rocks in space -- The view from Earth -- Constellations -- Astronomy -- Meet the expert -- Space photos -- Exploring space -- Exoplanets -- Is there life out there? -- James Webb Space Telescope
Control code
on1050437374
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9781465477132
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1050437374
Label
Universe, Giles Sparrow ; consultant, Jerry Stone
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
Our place in space -- The Big Bang -- Space objects -- Life of a star -- Star birth -- Types of stars -- Multiple stars -- Black holes -- Galaxies -- Milky Way -- The sun -- Solar System -- Beyond Neptune -- Rocky planets -- Gas giants -- Earth's moon -- Moons -- Rocks in space -- The view from Earth -- Constellations -- Astronomy -- Meet the expert -- Space photos -- Exploring space -- Exoplanets -- Is there life out there? -- James Webb Space Telescope
Control code
on1050437374
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9781465477132
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1050437374

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