Space A visual encyclopedia

DK

Book - 2020

"Space: A Visual Encyclopedia is completely revised and updated for 2020, with new images and information to cover the latest developments in all things space-y. From Space travel and exploration, to the wonders of the Solar System such as the Moon and the Sun, and the mysteries of the Universe such as dark matter and black holes, this book covers all you need to know about the cosmos. The most up-to-date images from space agencies such as NASA and ESA combine with info panels, timelines, i...nterviews, diagrams, and activities you can do at home to help you understand the majesty and wonder of Space. Learn about the Space Race, the Apollo Moon Landings, the Voyager craft that first probed the outer planets and have now left the Solar System, the Hubble telescope, and the International Space Station (ISS)--the state-of-the-art science laboratory orbiting Earth. Discover how to find the constellations and where to look for prominent stars and planets in the night sky, such as Venus and Mars, and how galaxies such as our Milky Way work and were formed. Part of a series of award-winning, best-selling encyclopedias for children, Space: A Visual Encyclopedia is a rocket ride from the beginning of time to the near future, and from planet Earth out to the farthest reaches of the Universe." -- amazon.com.

Saved in:

Children's Room Show me where

j520/Space
0 / 1 copies available
Location Call Number   Status
Children's Room j520/Space Due Jun 9, 2022
Subjects
Genres
Instructional and educational works
Published
New York, New York : DK Publishing 2020.
Edition
New edition, fully revised and updated ; Second Edition
Language
English
Item Description
Includes index.
Physical Description
254 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm
ISBN
1465496858
9781465496850
1465494251
9781465494252
Main Author
DK (-)
  • Introduction
  • Observing the universe
  • The violent universe
  • Lift-off?
  • Humans in space
  • Solar system
  • Earth
  • The moon
  • The sun
  • Stars and star gazing
  • Glossary
  • Index.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A revised and updated edition of a space entry in the award-winning children’s encyclopedia series provides highly visual coverage of subjects ranging from the solar system and dark matter to black holes and the Apollo moon landings. Simultaneous. Illustrations.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Provides highly visual coverage of subjects ranging from the solar system and dark matter to black holes and the Apollo moon landings.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

From the Moon, Sun, and planets of our Solar System to space exploration, black holes, and dark matter, this completely revised and updated children's encyclopedia covers all you need to know about the cosmos. The most up-to-date images from space agencies such as NASA and ESA combine with info panels, timelines, interviews, diagrams, and activities you can do at home to help you understand the majesty and wonder of space. Learn about the Space Race, the Apollo Moon Landings, the Voyager craft that first probed the outer planets, the Hubble telescope, and the International Space Station (ISS) ' the state-of-the-art laboratory orbiting Earth.  Find out about future missions, space tourism, and the latest discoveries in the furthest reaches of our galaxy. Discover how to find constellations and where to look for stars and planets, including Venus and Mars, in the night sky. Learn how galaxies such as our Milky Way were formed. Part of a series of best-selling encyclopedias for children, Space: A Children's Encyclopedia is a rocket ride from the beginning of time to the near future, and from planet Earth out to the furthest reaches of the Universe.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

From the Moon, Sun, and planets of our Solar System to space exploration, black holes, and dark matter, this completely revised and updated children’s encyclopedia covers all you need to know about the cosmos. The most up-to-date images from space agencies such as NASA and ESA combine with info panels, timelines, interviews, diagrams, and activities you can do at home to help you understand the majesty and wonder of space. Learn about the Space Race, the Apollo Moon Landings, the Voyager craft that first probed the outer planets, the Hubble telescope, and the International Space Station (ISS) – the state-of-the-art laboratory orbiting Earth.  Find out about future missions, space tourism, and the latest discoveries in the furthest reaches of our galaxy. Discover how to find constellations and where to look for stars and planets, including Venus and Mars, in the night sky. Learn how galaxies such as our Milky Way were formed. Part of a series of best-selling encyclopedias for children, Space: A Children’s Encyclopedia is a rocket ride from the beginning of time to the near future, and from planet Earth out to the furthest reaches of the Universe.