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Author Stille, Darlene R., author.

Title The universe : a cosmic tour / writer, Darlene Stille.

Publication Info. Chicago, Illinois : World Book, 2017.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bourbonnais PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - BDBB-2  J 523 STI    AVAILABLE
 Mokena Community PL YA Non-Fiction - MKBB-1  Y 523 STI    AVAILABLE
 Putnam County SD 535 - HS Adult Non-Fiction - PCHG-8  523.1 UNI    AVAILABLE
Edition Revised edition.
Description 64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 27 cm.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Explore the universe
Explore the universe.
Summary "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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 62) index.
Contents 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?
Audience 1070L Lexile
Subject Cosmology -- Juvenile literature.
Astrophysics -- Juvenile literature.
Astrophysics. (OCoLC)fst00819797
Cosmology. (OCoLC)fst00880600
Milky Way.
Solar system.
Outer space.
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Author World Book, Inc., publisher.
World Book, Inc., publisher.
ISBN 9780716624820 (hardcover)
0716624826 (hardcover)

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