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Are there other galaxies?

Author: Alix Wood
Publisher: New York, NY : PowerKids Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Are there other galaxies out there? How do we know that they exist? Can we expect an alien invasion? In this fascinating book, readers will learn about black holes, gigantic telescopes, and space exploration. Brilliant photographs are paired with diagrams to allow readers to visualize the information, as clear and fact-filled text helps explain concepts in an age-appropriate way. Sidebars enhance each topic with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alix Wood
ISBN: 9781499408690 1499408692 9781499408751 1499408757
OCLC Number: 922623313
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: What is a galaxy? --
How were galaxies formed? --
What does a galaxy look like? --
What do other types of galaxies look like? --
What is Earth's galaxy like? --
Are there any other galaxies close to us? --
Do galaxies move? --
Could two galaxies ever collide? --
How can we see galaxies far away? --
What is a black hole? --
Could we travel through wormholes? --
Could we travel to another galaxy? --
Galaxy quiz.
Responsibility: Alix Wood.

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"Are there other galaxies out there? How do we know that they exist? Can we expect an alien invasion? In this fascinating book, readers will learn about black holes, gigantic telescopes, and space exploration. Brilliant photographs are paired with diagrams to allow readers to visualize the information, as clear and fact-filled text helps explain concepts in an age-appropriate way. Sidebars enhance each topic with useful facts and information, and fun science projects allow readers to learn through hands-on experiments"--Provided by the publisher.

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