The Universe

The Universe

Mysteries and Marvels

Book - 2017
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"An introduction to unusual objects and phenomena in the universe. Includes diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois :, World Book,, 2017.
Edition: Revised edition.
ISBN: 9780716624837
0716624834
Characteristics: 64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: How big is the universe?
Where is the solar system in the universe?
What is the observable universe?
How far into the universe can we see without a telescope?
Why is it dark in space?
How does light travel through the universe?
Focus on: hungry cores
Is space a total vacuum?
What was the big bang?
What existed before the big bang?
What is the cosmic background radiation?
Is the universe expanding?
What is the universe expanding into?
What are high-energy cosmic rays?
Focus on: gamma-ray bursts: outshining the universe
What is dark energy?
Where did matter come from?
What is dark matter?
What do we know about black holes?
What are micro black holes?
Are there planets orbiting stars besides the sun?
Is there life in other parts of the universe?
Focus on: the universe's largest magnets
Could the universe be made of strings?
Could there be universes besides our own?
What is time?
Is time travel possible?
Summary: "An introduction to unusual objects and phenomena in the universe. Includes diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

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