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Title Galaxies and the Universe.

Publication Info. Chicago : World Book, 2006.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Kankakee PL Second Floor - KKBB-2  J 523.1 GAL    AVAILABLE
Description 64 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series World Book's solar system & space exploration library
World Book's solar system & space exploration library.
Contents What is a galaxy? -- What are galaxies made of? -- What galaxy are we in? -- What is the shape of the Milky Way Galaxy? -- How big is the Milky Way? -- Where is our solar system in the Milky Way? -- How did our solar system form in the Milky Way? -- What is the Milky Way's neighborhood like? -- How did galaxies form? -- Does the Milky Way rotate? -- What are some other types of galaxies? -- Can galaxies run into each other? -- What is special about the Milky Way? --What is the Universe? -- How old is the Universe? -- What was the Big Bang? -- How did scientists discover the Universe is expanding? -- Is the Universe still expanding? -- Why does it matter if the Universe is expanding? -- How have we learned so much about the Universe? -- How much of the Universe can we see? -- What kinds of instruments do astronomers use? -- What is dark matter? -- What are black holes? -- What are star clusters? -- What are pulsars? -- Could life exist elsewhere in the Universe? -- How will the Universe end? -- Fun facts about the Universe!
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.2 1.0 107437.
Subject Galaxies -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomy -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0716695081

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