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Explore the Universe

  • $363.00 (AUD)
Explore the Universe
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10 Volumes
A highly illustrated, 10-volume examination of celestial wonders beyond the solar system, covering the most important objects in the solar system and how scientists study them. This set extends the student's knowledge of the solar system at a more in depth and advanced level with curriculum relevant topics.

Key features include:

  • An easy-to-follow question-and-answer format.
  • "Did you Know?" features offering fascinating insights into little known facts.
  • Sophisticated graphics with year level appropriate text assist in student comprehension and appeal to visual learners.
  • "Focus On" special features offer in-depth analysis of amazing phenomena, explain scientific processes, and offer side trips to exotic locations.

Titles:

  • The Universe - A Cosmic Tour
    Explore the origins of space and time, mysterious forms of matter and energy, and the ultimate fate of the universe.
  • The Universe - Mysteries and Marvels
    Explore time travel, extra dimensions, hidden universes, and other cosmic curiosities.
  • Stars - The Inside Story
    Explore different types of these amazing balls of light and learn why they shine.
  • Stars - Birth and Death
    Explore how stars are born in great clouds of gas and dust, and why they sometimes die in violent explosions.
  • Galaxies
    Explore the islands of stars that fill the universe, stretching from our nearest galactic neighbours to ancient giants at the edges of space and time.
  • The Milky Way
    Explore our galaxy from the monstrous black hole at its centre to its swirling , starry arms and peer into its violent future.
  • Alien Planets
    Explore strange planets beyond the solar system, from massive rocky worlds to gas giants, and learn about the search for alien life.
  • Quasars and Black Holes
    Explore some of the most mysterious objects in space - powerful black holes that extinguish light and intense quasars that outshine an entire galaxy.
  • Observatories on Earth
    Explore the history of stargazing from Earth and learn how telescopes transformed familiar lights in the night sky into unimagined wonders.
  • Observatories in Space
    Explore the exciting history of orbiting telescopes and learn how their breathtaking views of deep space have revolutionised astronomy.

Awards & Reviews

"The exemplary design and content of this reference set will appeal to young learners, especially visual learners. This set is recommended for all school and public libraries ..."
Library Media Connection

ISBN: 978-0-7166-9544-8

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