Mysterious Universe (Scientists in the Field)

Mysterious Universe (Scientists in the Field)

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ISBN: 9780547519920
Grades: 4-6

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The universe is rapidly expanding. Of that much scientists are certain. But how fast? And with what implications regarding the fate of the universe?Ellen Jackson and Nic Bishop follow Dr. Alex Fillippenko and his High-Z Supernova Search Team to Mauna Kea volcano in Hawaii, where they will study space phenomena and look for supernovae, dying stars that explode with the power of billions of hydrogen bombs. Dr. Fillippenko looks for black holes--areas in space with such a strong gravitational pull that no matter or energy can escape from them--with his robotic telescope. And they study the effects of dark energy, the mysterious force that scientists believe is pushing the universe apart, causing its constant and accelerating expansion.
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Primary Subject
Science
Grade Start
4
Grade End
6
ISBN
9780547519920
Format
Softcover Book
Brand Name
Sandpiper
Weight
0.65 (lbs.)
Dimensions
9.0" x 11.0" x 0.25"
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excellent series, my kids love non fiction
Lisa G on Jun 28, 2016
excellent series, my kids love non fiction
Lisa G on Jun 28, 2016
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