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The universe--a cosmic tour [ebook]
The universe--a cosmic tour [ebook]
2013
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"An overview of the structure and nature of objects that make up the universe. Includes diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Imprint:
Chicago, IL : World Book, c2013.
Collation:
1 online resource (64 p.) : col. ill.
Series title:
Series:
Explore the universe
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) index.
Contents:
What is the universe? -- What is the shape and size of the universe? -- Focus on : the secrets of light -- How do astronomers use redshift to determine distance? -- Where did the universe come from? -- How old is the universe? -- Focus on : the origin of everything -- What is the cosmic background radiation? -- What is matter? -- What is antimatter? -- What is energy? -- Focus on : big bang on Earth -- What are magnetic fields? -- What are galaxies? -- What are clusters and superclusters? -- What are filaments, walls, and voids? -- Focus on : mysterious blobs in a baby universe -- What role does the force of gravity play in the universe? -- Focus on : gravity-curves in space time -- What is dark matter? -- What is dark energy? -- What is a constellation? -- What is the celestial sphere? -- How do astronomers map the universe? -- Focus on : the universe in 3-D -- How fast is the universe expanding? -- What is the fate of the universe?
ISBN:
9780716695684 (electronic bk)0716695685 (electronic bk)
Dewey class:
523
LC class:
QB983
Language:
English
Electronic access:
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