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Discovering the universe

Author: Peter Grego
Publisher: London : QED, 2007.
Series: Space guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Have you ever wondered how the Universe was made or what a black hole is? Do you know what a star cluster looks like or how we see into the far reaches of space? Take a guided tour through the Universe and discover or yourself its incredible story - from galaxies and star clouds, to cosmic calendars and the birth of our Sun. Prepare for lift off!
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Grego
ISBN: 9781845386825 1845386825
OCLC Number: 155687380
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm.
Contents: Table of contents includes: Introducing the Universe --
Universal forces --
Cosmic myths and legends --
An Earth-centred Universe --
The Sun takes centre stage --
Galaxy families --
The expanding Universe --
The cosmic calendar --
Starry night --
Star lives --
Gas clouds and fantastic fuzzies --
Star clusters --
Revealing the Universe.
Series Title: Space guides.
Responsibility: Peter Grego.

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Have you ever wondered how the Universe was made or what a black hole is? Do you know what a star cluster looks like or how we see into the far reaches of space? Take a guided tour through the Universe and discover or yourself its incredible story - from galaxies and star clouds, to cosmic calendars and the birth of our Sun. Prepare for lift off!

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