What Do We Know About Stars and Galaxies?

What Do We Know About Stars and Galaxies?

by John Farndon

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Overview

This book explains how the Universe is made up, from stars and their systems to galaxies and globular clusters.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410941862
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 07/01/2011
Series: Earth, Space, & Beyond
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: NC730L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

What Can We See in the Sky? 4

What Are Stars? 12

A Star Is Born 16

What Is a Galaxy? 22

Dark Matter and Black Holes 30

Galaxies Across the Universe 34

The Hierarchy of Stars and Galaxies 36

Beginning and Ending 40

Fact File 44

Find Out More 45

Glossary 46

Index 48

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