The Handy Astronomy Answer Book

The Handy Astronomy Answer Book

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Baker & Taylor
Provides answers to one thousand questions about the nature of the universe.

Perseus Publishing
From planetary movements and the exploration of our solar system to black holes and dark matter, this comprehensive reference simplifies all aspects of astronomy with an approachable question-and-answer format. With chapters broken into various astronomical studies—including the universe, galaxies, planets, and space exploration—this fully updated resource is an ideal companion for students, teachers, and amateur astronomers, answering more than 1,000 questions, such as Is the universe infinite? What would happen to you if you fell onto a black hole? What are the basic concepts of Einstein's special theory of relativity? and Who was the first person in space?

From planetary movements and the exploration of our solar system to black holes and dark matter, this comprehensive reference simplifies all aspects of astronomy with an approachable question-and-answer format. With chapters broken into various astronomical studiesincluding the universe, galaxies, planets, and space explorationthis fully updated resource is an ideal companion for students, teachers, and amateur astronomers, answering more than 1,00 questions, such as Is the universe infinite? What would happen to you if you fell onto a black hole? What are the basic concepts of Einstein's special theory of relativity? and Who was the first person in space?


Book News
Liu (astrophysics, City U. of New York College of Staten Island) answers about 1,000 questions astronomy enthusiasts might have about astronomy history, basic principles, the universe, galaxies, stars, the solar system, the Earth and the moon, space programs, current developments, exploring the solar system, and life in the universe, as well as providing tips for astronomical investigations. Revised, updated, and expanded, this edition includes star charts. Distributed by Independent Publishers Group. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Independent Publishing Group
From planetary movements and the exploration of our solar system to black holes and dark matter, this comprehensive reference simplifies all aspects of astronomy with an approachable question-and-answer format. With chapters broken into various astronomical studies—including the universe, galaxies, planets, and space exploration—this fully updated resource is an ideal companion for students, teachers, and amateur astronomers, answering more than 1,00 questions, such as Is the universe infinite? What would happen to you if you fell onto a black hole? What are the basic concepts of Einstein's special theory of relativity? and Who was the first person in space?


Publisher: Canton, MI : Visible Ink Press, c2014
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9781578594191
1578594197
9781578591909
1578591902
Branch Call Number: 520 LIU
Characteristics: viii, 359 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 25 cm

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Apr 14, 2015

Great little book packed with over 1000 answers. I appreciate a book with less words and more information. I might buy this. Highly recommend.

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