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Don't Know Much About Space

Davis, Kenneth C. (Book - 2001 )
Don't Know Much About Space
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If Earth is round, why don't people on the other side of the world fall off? (see page 26)Is Mars red because it's embarrassed? (see page 49)If black holes are invisible, how do we know they're there? (see page 86)Using the popular style that has won millions of readers, best-selling author Kenneth C. Davis blasts off for the stars! With an entertaining question-and-answer format, amusing anecdotes, and fact-filled sidebars, he sets his sights on the mysteries of space.Humorous illustrations, along with NASA photographs, add fun and excitement to this fascinating and comprehensive book. Davis takes you back to the time when the Babylonians first charted the stars -- over three thousand years ago! You'll uncover amazing facts about the planets and stars, read how people were once convinced that Earth was the center of the universe, and discover how the experience of moonwalking astronauts may someday lead us to become pioneers on other planets.This book is the perfect companion to "Don't Know Much About(R) The Universe -- and all the other books in the "New York Times best-selling Don't Know Much About(R) series.
Authors: Davis, Kenneth C.
Title: Don't know much about space
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c2001
Characteristics: 143 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Kenneth C. Davis ; illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier
Contents: Who invented astronomy?
Why does the sun shine?
How's the weather on Neptune?
How big is the universe
Will Humans ever live on other worlds?
Milestones in the universe
Additional Contributors: Ruzzier, Sergio
Alternate Title: Space
ISBN: 0060286016
0064408353
Branch Call Number: j 520 D262d 2001
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical reference (p. 136-137) and index
Subject Headings: Astronomy Juvenile literature Astronomy Juvenile miscellanea Children's questions and answers
Topical Term: Astronomy
Astronomy
Children's questions and answers
LCCN: 00069713
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You'll uncover amazing facts about the planets and stars, read how people were once convinced that Earth was the center of the universe, and discover how the experience of moonwalking astronauts may someday lead us to become pioneers on other planets.


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