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Space and astronomy experiments

Author: Pamela Walker; Elaine Wood
Publisher: New York, NY Facts on File ©2010
Series: Facts on File science experiments
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The field of space and astronomy is devoted to the study of the heavenly bodies, their behavior, and characteristics. Presenting experiments from various areas, including physics and geology, this  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Walker; Elaine Wood
ISBN: 0816078092 9780816078097
OCLC Number: 837134943
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index
Description: XX, 152 S. Ill., graph. Darst., Kt. 29 cm
Contents: Visible and infrared light --
Coronal ejections --
Speed of electromagnetic energy --
Saturn's rings --
How efficient is a solar panel? --
Kinetic energy of impact --
A simple spectroscope to identify gases --
Viewing Jupiter through a simple telescope --
Sunspot monitor --
How does light intensity vary with distance? --
Flashlight magnitude --
How long is twilight? --
Acceleration due to gravity --
The law of inertia --
Who knows ten constellations? --
The size of the universe --
Rocket science --
Measuring the altitude and speed of a model rocket --
Building a crossstaff --
The parallax effect.
Series Title: Facts on File science experiments
Responsibility: Pamela Walker; Elaine Wood
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