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The Universe: An Illustrated History of Astronomy (Ponderables)

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Publisher Comments:

Take a thrilling voyage through space! Did you know that...

  • The Sun was formed 4 1/2 billion years ago from a swirling disk of dust, ice, and gas.

  • The universe is expanding- galaxies speed away from one another at thousands of miles per second.

  • There are more stars in this universe than grains of sand on all of Earth's beaches.

  • Matter sucked into a black hole will never return or be seen again.

Explore the mystery and beauty that is the universe!

About the Author

Seymour Simon received the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award, honoring the author who has made the most significant contribution to the field of children's educational paperback literature. He is one of the premier writers of nonfiction books for young people.

Seymour Simon's most recent titles include Cats, Spiders, Hurricanes, and Eyes and Ears.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064437523
Subtitle:
An Illustrated History of Astronomy (Ponderables)
Author:
Simon, Seymour
Publisher:
HarperTrophy
Location:
New York
Subject:
Science & Technology - Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Sci
Subject:
Science & Technology - General
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Cosmology
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Science
Subject:
Science & Technology - Astronomy
Subject:
Science & Nature - Astronomy
Subject:
Science & Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
Series Volume:
106-574
Publication Date:
20001121
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.02x9.99x.12 in. .38 lbs.
Age Level:
05-08

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