Normal view MARC view ISBD view

The universe--a cosmic tour. /

by World Book, Inc.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Explore the universe. Publisher: Chicago, IL : World Book, c2010Description: 64 pages; illustrations (chiefly colour), colour maps; 27 cm.ISBN: 9780716695455; 0716695456.Subject(s): Cosmology -- Juvenile literature | Astrophysics -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 523
Contents:
What is the universe? -- What is the shape and size of the universe? -- Focus on : the secrets of light -- How do astronomers use redshift to determine distance? -- Where did the universe come from? -- How old is the universe? -- Focus on : the origin of everything -- What is the cosmic background radiation? -- What is matter? -- What is antimatter? -- What is energy? -- Focus on : big bang on Earth -- What are magnetic fields? -- What are galaxies? -- What are clusters and superclusters? -- What are filaments, walls, and voids? -- Focus on : mysterious blobs in a baby universe -- What role does the force of gravity play in the universe? -- Focus on : gravity-curves in space time -- What is dark matter? -- What is dark energy? -- What is a constellation? -- What is the celestial sphere? -- How do astronomers map the universe? -- Focus on : the universe in 3-D -- How fast is the universe expanding? -- What is the fate of the universe?
Summary: "An overview of the structure and nature of objects that make up the universe. Includes diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Add tag(s)
Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due
Junior Non-Fiction Junior Non-Fiction Waimate
Junior Non-Fiction
Children &Young Adults Section 523 (Browse shelf) Available

Includes index.

What is the universe? -- What is the shape and size of the universe? -- Focus on : the secrets of light -- How do astronomers use redshift to determine distance? -- Where did the universe come from? -- How old is the universe? -- Focus on : the origin of everything -- What is the cosmic background radiation? -- What is matter? -- What is antimatter? -- What is energy? -- Focus on : big bang on Earth -- What are magnetic fields? -- What are galaxies? -- What are clusters and superclusters? -- What are filaments, walls, and voids? -- Focus on : mysterious blobs in a baby universe -- What role does the force of gravity play in the universe? -- Focus on : gravity-curves in space time -- What is dark matter? -- What is dark energy? -- What is a constellation? -- What is the celestial sphere? -- How do astronomers map the universe? -- Focus on : the universe in 3-D -- How fast is the universe expanding? -- What is the fate of the universe?

"An overview of the structure and nature of objects that make up the universe. Includes diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Click on an image to view it in the image viewer

givUS givME Waimate District Council
Home | Contact Us
(c) 2015 Waimate District Library. Powered by Koha.