Blast off into space to discover the galaxies and beyond with the new edition of this out-of-this-world reference Send your child on an amazing journey into space. They'll see the Hubble telescope orbiting the Earth, discover the birth of our solar system and follow the search for life on Mars. Packed with practical tips for the amateur astronomer, spectacular images from space, detailed charts and fantastic facts. Perfect for home or school, there are even instructions on building a simple telescope! Supports Common Core State Standards.
Answers to questions about space and space travel are provided in an accessible and fact-filled reference that encompasses explanations of all aspects of space, including planets, telescopes, the origins of the universe, and discoveries made by Nicolaus Copernicus, Edwin Hubble, and Stephen Hawking, among other distinguished scientists.
Encyclopedia of Space includes thousands of facts accompanied by stunning photos and detailed diagrams. The wonders of space, from dark matter to the Solar System, are explored in great detail, with clear sections to aid navigation between topics.Text is presented in the form of accessible bullet points and amazing fact panels add extra interest.
Explains and defines terms and concepts in the field, covering scientific theories, public agencies, private organizations, technologies, lunar missions, and the discoveries of the Hubble Space Telescope.