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The Milky Way and beyond : stars, nebulae, and other galaxies

Author: Erik Gregersen
Publisher: New York, NY : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2010.
Series: Explorer's guide to the universe.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Our Search for knowledge about the universe has been remarkable, heartbreaking, fantastical, and inspiring, and this search is just beginning. The Milky Way and Beyond is part of a 7 book series that takes readers through a virtual time warp of our discovery. From the nascent space programs of the 1960's to today's space tourism and the promise of distant planet colonization, readers will be transfixed. Throughout  Read more...
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Milky Way and beyond.
New York, NY : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2010
(DLC) 2009037980
(OCoLC)441945461
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Gregersen
ISBN: 9781615300532 1615300538
OCLC Number: 607914568
Description: 1 online resource (218 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1: THE MILKY WAY GALAXY; CHAPTER 2: STARS; CHAPTER 3: STAR FORMATION AND EVOLUTION; CHAPTER 4: STAR CLUSTERS; CHAPTER 5: NEBULAE; CHAPTER 6: GALAXIES; APPENDIX: OTHER STARS AND STAR CLUSTERS; GLOSSARY; FOR FURTHER READING; INDEX; BACK COVER.
Series Title: Explorer's guide to the universe.
Responsibility: edited by Erik Gregersen.
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Our Search for knowledge about the universe has been remarkable, heartbreaking, fantastical, and inspiring, and this search is just beginning. The Milky Way and Beyond is part of a 7 book series that takes readers through a virtual time warp of our discovery. From the nascent space programs of the 1960's to today's space tourism and the promise of distant planet colonization, readers will be transfixed. Throughout this journey of the mind, Earth-bound explorers gain keen insight into the celestial phenomena that have fascinated humans for centuries. Thrilling narratives about indefatigable sci.

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