Synopses & Reviews
This book gives students an in-depth look at how large telescopes work. The wonder and awe of space and the scientific instruments we use to study it both come shining through in this fascinating book. Full-color diagrams and illustrations will help students visualize how the technology of telescopes works. Students will learn about the creation of mirrors 8 meters wide and telescope teams that work together to create a telescope as powerful as if it had a mirror the size of Earth!
Spanish-Language Version of Our PowerPlus Books Series Technology: Blueprints of the Future Tecnologia: Mapas para el futuro will give Spanish-speaking students a comprehensive "inside out" view of six exciting topics using primary resources such as technical drawings, blueprints, and architectural designs. Each book is intended to deliver a comprehensive portrait of the "nuts and bolts, " as well as the broader technological innovations or implications, of a key topic. Spanish-adapted narrative is supported by technical materials, photographs, and dynamic illustrations.