In everyday language, the story of the universe-its birth, life, and future evolution-is told. Beginning with molecular life, The Universe examines 60 topics such as black holes, galaxy clusters, the latest technologies used by astronomers today, the structure of the milky way, and profiles of each planet in the solar system. Hundreds of color illustrations and photographs illustrate terms, concepts, and processes, from the death of a star, to the formation of superclusters, the largest structures in the universe. Features include:
"Some reference books deserve to be purchased just for the fabulous and instructive illustrations that can be used to help young people understand very complex science concepts. This series does wonders with photographs, illustrations, charts, and maps, most of which are in color, to illuminate the wondrous world of science."
-- Blanche and David's Reference for Students on www.galegroup.com
Price: US $171.00