Absolute Expert (Hardcover)
Space: All the Latest Facts from the Field
National Geographic Children's Books, 9781426336690, 112pp.
Publication Date: May 26, 2020
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Library Binding (5/26/2020)
Ready to go on an out-of-this world adventure? Travel across the Milky Way and into new galaxies to explore every corner of space so YOU can become an absolute expert. Get up close to the sun and moon, asteroids and comets. Learn about the Oort Cloud, supernovas, black holes, and rockets and other spacecraft. Discover the incredible work of astronauts, astronomers, physicists, and other cool space scientists. On this journey across the universe, you'll make your way from our familiar home here on Earth to planets and solar systems that are many light-years away. Rub elbows with the stars on this cosmic adventure complete with special features, sidebars, wacky trivia, and more.
About the Author
MUNAZZA ALAM is an astrophysicist who studies low-mass stars and the atmospheric properties of unusual space objects known as brown dwarfs (objects form like stars, but cool and fade over time to look like gas giant planets such as Jupiter). She has collected data for her research by using world-class telescopes all over the globe, including Kitt Peak National Observatory in Tucson, Arizona; Mauna Kea Observatories in Hilo, Hawai'i; and Las Campanas Observatory in La Serena, Chile.