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

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    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, includingMars and the Search for Life, and When Is a Planet Not a Planet? The Story of Pluto. She lives in Houston, Texas.
    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?”

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    ISBN 9780547241890
    Genre JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Astronomy
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 66
    Publisher Date 2011-01-24 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Clarion Books
    Copyright Year 2011
    Height 10.0 in
    Wdth 10.0 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 1.25 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle What the Hubble Telescope Saw
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Scott, Elaine
    Country of Origin United States

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