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Publisher: Chicago : Encyclopaedia Britannica, ©1997.
Series: Let's-read-and-find-out science bks.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 15th edView all editions and formats
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A magnet is a lodestone containing an iron ore called magnetite. Long ago the Chinese discovered it always pointed north and south, and sailors used it for guidance at night. Scientists are still trying to answer questions about magnetic force, electro-magnetism and what goes on in the vast spaces between the stars and earth and sun.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780999999998 0999999990
OCLC Number: 740543304
Notes: Includes Propaedia (1 v.)--and Index (2 v.).
Description: 32 v. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Series Title: Let's-read-and-find-out science bks.

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A magnet is a lodestone containing an iron ore called magnetite. Long ago the Chinese discovered it always pointed north and south, and sailors used it for guidance at night. Scientists are still trying to answer questions about magnetic force, electro-magnetism and what goes on in the vast spaces between the stars and earth and sun.

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