Stars and Galaxies

Stars and Galaxies

by Isabel Thomas

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What are stars and galaxies, and could we ever visit them? Taking the form of an imaginary trip, this book explores the science and history of stars and galaxies, looking at recent studies and possibilities for the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410969484
Publisher: Raintree Publishers
Publication date: 11/01/2014
Series: Astronaut Travel Guides
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 48
File size: 11 MB
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Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Isabel Thomas studied Human Sciences at Oxford University before working in the wonderful world of children's publishing. She has written dozens of books for children and teenagers, and is a trained literacy tutor. Isabel lives in Cambridge, UK, with her husband and three rambunctious sons.

Table of Contents

Visiting Stars and Galaxies 4

Exploring Stars and Galaxies from Earth 6

The Space Age 12

Interview with an Astronomer 16

Where to Find Stars 18

What Are Stars? 22

Who's Going with You? 26

Top Sights to See 28

Interview with an Astronaut 34

Could Humans Really Visit Stars? 36

Constellation Map 40

Timeline 42

Fact File 43

Glossary 44

Find Out More 46

Index 48

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