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Space, Stars, and the Beginning of Time: What the Hubble Telescope Saw (Hardcover)

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    Have you ever wished you could travel back in time? Or visit a galaxy light-years away? Or see a star being born? The Hubble telescope has allowed scientists to do just that. The Hubble’s dazzling images have transformed astronomy, shedding......more

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Have you ever wished you could travel back in time? Or visit a galaxy light-years away? Or see a star being born? The Hubble telescope has allowed scientists to do just that. The Hubble’s dazzling images have transformed astronomy, shedding light on the deepest mysteries of the cosmos, sparking new discoveries and turning speculation into fact. Its gaze has helped astronomers find new galaxies, look back in time almost to the Big Bang, and verify the existence of dark energy, the mysterious force that is causing the expansion of the universe to accelerate. Through the eye of the Hubble, Elaine Scott skillfully guides readers along the evolution of our universe, investigating a question that was once unanswerable: “Where did we come from?”

Elaine Scott, a veteran nonfiction writer, is often praised for making complicated scientific concepts accessible for young readers. She is the author of several popular, well-received books on space, including Mars and the Search for Life, and When Is a Planet Not a Planet? The Story of Pluto. She lives in Houston, Texas.

Author:
Scott, Elaine
Genre:
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Astronomy
Audience:
Children/juvenile
Format:
Hardcover
Pages:
66
Language:
English
Publisher:
Clarion Books
Publish Date:
01/24/2011
Copyright Year:
2011
ISBN:
9780547241890
Height:
10.0 in
Wdth:
10.0 in
Thickness:
0.5 in
Unit weight:
1.25 lb
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