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The Resource Planets, stars, and galaxies : a visual encyclopedia of our universe, written and illustrated by David A. Aguilar ; contributing writers Christine Pulliam & Patricia Daniels ; [foreword by Dennis A. Tito]

Planets, stars, and galaxies : a visual encyclopedia of our universe, written and illustrated by David A. Aguilar ; contributing writers Christine Pulliam & Patricia Daniels ; [foreword by Dennis A. Tito]

Label
Planets, stars, and galaxies : a visual encyclopedia of our universe
Title
Planets, stars, and galaxies
Title remainder
a visual encyclopedia of our universe
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by David A. Aguilar ; contributing writers Christine Pulliam & Patricia Daniels ; [foreword by Dennis A. Tito]
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Planets, stars, and galaxies : a visual encyclopedia of our universe, written and illustrated by David A. Aguilar ; contributing writers Christine Pulliam & Patricia Daniels ; [foreword by Dennis A. Tito]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 191) and index
Contents
Foreword / Dennis A. Tito -- Introduction / David A. Aguilar -- What we know: Universe began with a Big Bang -- Accidents happens -- ''Seeing'' into space -- There are other Solar Systems -- Tour of the Solar System: Our new Solar System -- Grand tour -- Venus -- Mercury -- Sun -- Mars -- Ceres & the Asteroid Belt -- Jupiter -- Saturn -- Uranus -- Neptune -- Kuiper Belt -- Pluto -- Eris -- Oort Cloud -- Comets -- Earth -- To the stars and beyond: Milky Way seen from Earth -- Constellations-Sky dreams -- Everything we see in history -- What is the Milky Way? -- Changing universe -- Life cycle of a star -- Nebulas-Star nurseries -- Star sizes, types of stars -- Death of stars like the Sun -- Death of giant stars -- Supernova remnants -- Neutron stars & pulsars -- Gamma Ray bursts -- Black Holes -- Failed stars-Brown dwarfs -- How planet form -- Other worlds -- Globular clusters -- Galactic zoo -- Our next-door neighbors -- Colliding galaxies -- Clouds of Magellan -- Clusters and walls -- Hubble Ultra Deep Field -- Dark matter -- Accelerating universe -- How the universe will end -- Other universes -- Are we alone?: Perfect world -- What is life? -- Other life in Solar System -- Are there other intelligent beings? -- Alien life-Not what we're used to -- What about UFOs? -- Dreams of tomorrow: Space engineering -- Space hotel -- Turning Mars green -- Solar sailing -- Exploring the universe -- Time line of Solar System -- Time line of humans on Earth -- Time line of astronomy to 1961 -- Time line of astronomy 1963 to the present -- Glossary -- Index -- Credits -- Additional reading and web sites
Control code
159919505
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
191 p.
Isbn
9781426301704
Lccn
2007061234
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Planets, stars, and galaxies : a visual encyclopedia of our universe, written and illustrated by David A. Aguilar ; contributing writers Christine Pulliam & Patricia Daniels ; [foreword by Dennis A. Tito]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 191) and index
Contents
Foreword / Dennis A. Tito -- Introduction / David A. Aguilar -- What we know: Universe began with a Big Bang -- Accidents happens -- ''Seeing'' into space -- There are other Solar Systems -- Tour of the Solar System: Our new Solar System -- Grand tour -- Venus -- Mercury -- Sun -- Mars -- Ceres & the Asteroid Belt -- Jupiter -- Saturn -- Uranus -- Neptune -- Kuiper Belt -- Pluto -- Eris -- Oort Cloud -- Comets -- Earth -- To the stars and beyond: Milky Way seen from Earth -- Constellations-Sky dreams -- Everything we see in history -- What is the Milky Way? -- Changing universe -- Life cycle of a star -- Nebulas-Star nurseries -- Star sizes, types of stars -- Death of stars like the Sun -- Death of giant stars -- Supernova remnants -- Neutron stars & pulsars -- Gamma Ray bursts -- Black Holes -- Failed stars-Brown dwarfs -- How planet form -- Other worlds -- Globular clusters -- Galactic zoo -- Our next-door neighbors -- Colliding galaxies -- Clouds of Magellan -- Clusters and walls -- Hubble Ultra Deep Field -- Dark matter -- Accelerating universe -- How the universe will end -- Other universes -- Are we alone?: Perfect world -- What is life? -- Other life in Solar System -- Are there other intelligent beings? -- Alien life-Not what we're used to -- What about UFOs? -- Dreams of tomorrow: Space engineering -- Space hotel -- Turning Mars green -- Solar sailing -- Exploring the universe -- Time line of Solar System -- Time line of humans on Earth -- Time line of astronomy to 1961 -- Time line of astronomy 1963 to the present -- Glossary -- Index -- Credits -- Additional reading and web sites
Control code
159919505
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
191 p.
Isbn
9781426301704
Lccn
2007061234
Other physical details
col. ill.

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