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Stars-- birth and death.

Author: World Book, Inc.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : World Book, 2010.
Series: Explore the universe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An introduction to stars with information about their formation and life cycle. Includes diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: World Book, Inc.
ISBN: 9780716695486 0716695480
OCLC Number: 460710845
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
What is a star? --
Do stars last forever? --
Where did the first stars come from? --
Focus on: the long lives of stars --
Where are stars born? --
Are there different kinds of nebulae? --
Focus on: nebulae: clouds of the cosmos --
How does a star begin to form? --
What is a protostar? --
How does a protostar become a true star? --
What is a main-sequence star? --
Do all stars have planets? --
What is a brown dwarf? --
How does a star die? --
What is a red giant? --
What is a white dwarf? --
What will eventually happen to the sun? --
Focus on: twilight of the titans --
What is a supernova? --
What events lead to a supernova? --
Why are supernovae essential to life? --
Focus on: supernovae: cosmic fireworks --
What is a neutron star? --
What is a pulsar? --
What is a black hole? --
What is a star cluster? --
What is a galaxy?
Series Title: Explore the universe.

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"An introduction to stars with information about their formation and life cycle. Includes diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

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