Guide to the Universe: Stars and Galaxies
This volume in the Greenwood Guides to the Universe series provides the most up-to-date understanding available of the current knowledge about stars. Scientifically sound, but written with the student in mind, Stars is an excellent first step for young people researching the exciting scientific discoveries that continue to extend our knowledge of the universe. Stars is organized thematically to help students better understand these most interesting heavenly bodies.
Stars discusses all areas of what is known about the subject. It will help student understand things such as white dwarfs, neutron stars, pulsars, and black holes. And it will answer student questions such as: Why do stars have different colors and how are they classified? How do we know what stars are made of? How did scientists figure out how stars evolved?
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1 What Is a Star?
2 Star Light Star Bright
3 Putting Together the Puzzle of Stellar Evolution
4 Variable Stars and Multiple Star Systems
5 What Makes a Galaxy?
6 The Milky Way
7 Arms in Disk Galaxies