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Author Carson, Mary Kay.
Title Beyond the solar system : exploring galaxies, black holes, alien planets, and more : a history with 21 activities / Mary Kay Carson.
Pub Info Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, c2013.
©2013
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Dennis Public - Juvenile  J 520.9 CAR     TEMP STORAGE
 Eastham-Children's Coll.  J 520.9 CAR     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 520 Car     AVAILABLE
 Hyannis Children's Room  J 520.9 Carson     AVAILABLE
 North Falmouth-Children's  J 520 Car     AVAILABLE
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 520. 9 CAR     AVAILABLE
 Truro-Childrens Coll.  J 520.9 CAR     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J 520.9 CAR     AVAILABLE
Descript vii, 127 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 22 cm.
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 121) and index.
Contents Pre-history-1600s : stargazers to scientists -- 1600s : telescopes and gravity -- 1700s-1915 : unveiling the stars -- 1900-1940 : space-time tricks, island universes, and the biggest bang -- 1930s-1970s : discovering the invisible : quasars, pulsars, and black holes -- 1980s-2010s : frothy galaxies, alien planets, and dark energy.
Summary Traces the evolution of mankind's astronomical knowledge from its origins to current findings, and features educational projects, profiles of famous astronomers, and a timeline of major discoveries.
Audience 4-6.
Subject Astronomy -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomy -- History.
Astronomy -- Experiments.
Experiments.
ISBN 9781613745441 (trade paper)
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