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Galaxies: Books


Planets, Stars, and Galaxies: A Visual Encyclopedia of Our Universe

ISBN: 1426301707
Ages: 10 and up

Take a trip through the universe with wonderful photographs and illustrations that will excite your science imagination. Explore the universe with the well written text and details. In addition to a virtual tour of our solar system, there is a look at the possibility of other life out there somewhere. What do you think?


Black Holes: And Other Bizarre Space Objects

ISBN: 0778728706
Ages: 9 and up

From the series Science Frontiers, this book tells about the life and death of stars using two page spreads of wonderful photography and text.


Edwin Hubble: Discoverer of Galaxies

ISBN: 0766018695
Ages: 9 and up

Hubble was instrumental in the understanding of the Milky Way. His life, his efforts to gain an education and his scientific discoveries make for a great story.


ISBN: 0688109926
Ages: 3 and up

Take a look at the Milky Way in pictures and text from an author well known for his science books.

Courtesy NASA / JPL-Caltech

Super Stars: The Biggest, Hottest, Brightest, and Most Explosive Stars in the Milky Way

ISBN: 1426306016
Ages: 8 and up

Learn all about the stars, nebulae and other space matter in the Milky Way. Great pictures and illustrations to compliment the text.

Courtesy NASA / JPL-Caltech

Exploring Black Holes

ISBN: 0761378774
Ages: 7 and up

This is a wonderful look at the history of how black holes were identified and investigated and what we are still learning. The history of black hole science goes back to the 1900s but scientists knew very little until 1970 when telescopes and special x-ray equipment allowed scientists to verify their existence.

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