Our universe: a guide to what's out there
If you have ever wondered what is out there, beyond the far side of the moon and the stars, and where it all ends, then this is the book for you. Join ace physicist Professor Stannard on an amazing tour through space while he explains whirling planets, atoms, galaxies, black holes and a lot of strange dark matter. Full-color illustrations.
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100 billion Answers asteroids atmosphere Average distance axis ball become Big Bang happened Big Bounce Big Crunch billion years ago black hole blast blue giant brown dwarf burning called carbon Chapter closer cloud of gas clusters craters critical value dark matter density Diameter disk distance from Sun electron soup everything expansion farther fast fireball fuel fuse galaxies gases giant planets going gravity force heat helium nuclei horizon huge hydrogen and helium journey Jupiter kinds of atoms light lightest look massive star means Mercury merry-go-round meteoroid miles Moon Moon's gravity neutrinos neutron core neutron star nuclear energy nuclear fire nuclear fusion orbiting the Sun outer layers Pluto protons pull pulsar Quiz red giant rocks Rotation/"Day Russell Stannard scientists think slowly Solar System Speed squashed Sun's supernova supernova explosion surface temperature things type of atom universe white dwarf