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The Expanding Universe
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Kristi Lew
  • From the Series: Science Foundations
  • Trim Size: 7 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 1604132922
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60413-292-2
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 06/01/2011
  • Dewey Number: 523
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 102

Summary

People have always been fascinated with the stars above and the universe that contains them. Over the years, astronomers have developed numerous theories to explain how the universe began, how it works, and what its ultimate fate will be. But all of the scientists' questions are far from answered. The Expanding Universe goes beyond the creation of the universe to explain how scientists think the universe works, grows, and changes, including what great thinkers Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein had to say about its fate. Readers will also learn about how researchers are slowly shedding light on the concepts of dark energy and dark matter.

Specifications

Full-color photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Further reading. Web sites. References. Glossary. Index.

About the Author(s)

Kristi Lew is the author of more than 20 science books for teachers and young people. She studied biochemistry and genetics in college, worked in genetic laboratories for more than 10 years, and taught high school science. Lew lives, writes, and sails in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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