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The comet of doom : the story of Halley's Comet

Author: Andrew Donkin
Publisher: Hove, East Sussex : Macdonald Young Books, 1998.
Series: Super scientists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Everyone knows that when the great ball of fire appears in the sky it brings bad luck - except Edmond Halley. But who will believe him if he reveals the truth? This story spans the history of Halley's comet from 1066 into the 21st century and shows how science has explained superstition.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Donkin
ISBN: 0750025328 9780750025324 0750025336 9780750025331
OCLC Number: 40151035
Description: 47 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Everyone knows that when the great ball of fire appears in the sky it brings bad luck --
everyone, that is, except Edmund Halley. But who will believe him if he reveals the truth? Super scientists are lively and interesting stories which introduce the reader to science and famous scientists.
Series Title: Super scientists.
Responsibility: Andrew Donkin ; illustrated by Gillian Hunt.

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