Stars, Galaxies and the Milky Way by Clive Gifford, Joyce Bentley
  

Synopsis

Stars, Galaxies and the Milky Way by Clive Gifford, Joyce Bentley

Discover the sparkling world of stars, from their beautiful births to their dramatic deaths. Learn about our very own star, the Sun, as well as best-friend binary star pairs and dense neutron stars. Gaze at gorgeous galaxies and marvel at the Milky Way. Get answers to questions such as: * What's inside the Sun? * Where are the Pillars of Creation? * Why do stars twinkle? * How fast does a pulsar spin? * Which galaxy is a cannibal? * How long would it take to travel across the Milky Way? Perfect for the new curriculum, this fascinating title is packed full of astounding information and number-based jaw-dropping facts and figures to inspire future astronauts and space scientists.

About the Author

Clive Gifford is the author of more than 150 children's books including 'Eye Benders', winner of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, Royal Society-nominated 'Out of This World' and '30 Seconds Space'.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Clive Gifford, Joyce Bentley
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Author's Website

www.clivegifford.co.uk

Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

23rd April 2015

ISBN

9780750292252


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