1000 Things You Should Know about Space

1000 Things You Should Know about Space

by John Farndon

Hardcover

$19.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590844724
Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date: 10/28/2002
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 9.58(w) x 11.46(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 10 Years

Table of Contents

Earth, Sun, and Moon
Day and night12
Earth's formation16
Eclipses20
Cosmic rays25
Meteors28
Moons30
Solar eruptions35
Tides36
Solar changes38
The Sun47
Auroras49
The Moon50
Water52
Years59
Sunspots61
Planets
Mercury11
Venus15
The Earth18
Comets19
Mars23
Atmosphere25
Jupiter26
Saturn31
Rotation33
Uranus34
Jupiter's Galilean moons35
Halley's comet37
Asteroids37
Neptune39
Pluto42
Mars landings54
Planets56
Saturn's rings58
Stars
Small stars6
Nebulae8
H-R diagram9
The Milky Way9
Constellations13
Giant stars19
Star brightness20
Pulsars28
Binary stars36
Star birth38
Space catalogs45
Stars46
Supernova48
Galaxies53
Star charts55
Variable stars57
Neutron stars58
Celestial sphere60
Universe
Life6
Extraterrestrials8
The Universe10
Black holes10
Dark matter14
Distances17
Light24
Magnetism24
Elements29
Gravity32
Atoms40
Einstein43
Nuclear energy48
Quasars51
Radiation53
Clusters56
The Big Bang61
Astronomy
Newton7
Copernicus12
Galileo16
Herschel21
Hipparchus22
Hubble27
Kepler29
Light-years33
Observatories40
Radio telescopes44
Astronomy46
Red shift49
The night sky52
Telescopes54
Zodiac59
X-rays60
Space travel
Space suits7
Moon landings13
Orbits14
Spacecraft17
Rockets21
Satellites22
Space probes27
Space shuttle30
Space stations32
Voyagers 1 and 241
Space exploration41
Space telescopes43
Astronauts44
Space travel45
Space walks51
Take off57
Index and Acknowledgments62

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