Our Universe

Our Universe
Title Our Universe PDF eBook
Author Jo Dunkley
Publisher Harvard University Press
Total Pages 311
Release 2019-04-08
Genre Science
ISBN 0674984285

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Jo Dunkley combines her expertise as an astrophysicist with her talents as a writer and teacher to present an elegant introduction to the structure, history, and enduring mysteries of the universe. Among the cutting-edge phenomena discussed are the accelerating expansion of the universe and the possibility that our universe is only one of many.

National Geographic Picture Atlas of Our Universe

National Geographic Picture Atlas of Our Universe
Title National Geographic Picture Atlas of Our Universe PDF eBook
Author Roy A. Gallant
Publisher
Total Pages 284
Release 1986-01-01
Genre Astronomy
ISBN 9780870446450

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Text, photographs, paintings, and maps explore the history of astronomy, the solar system, the universe, and new space discoveries.

Unfolding Our Universe

Unfolding Our Universe
Title Unfolding Our Universe PDF eBook
Author Iain Nicolson
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Total Pages 316
Release 1999-10-28
Genre Nature
ISBN 9780521592703

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Unfolding Our Universe is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to astronomy. With a clear, crisp text and beautiful colour illustrations, it takes readers to the heart of the Universe - explaining the facts, concepts, methods and frontiers of astronomical science. The book can be read right through without referring to any mathematics. For the more ambitious reader, key points are developed in more detail and basic mathematics provided in self-contained boxes. A unique feature of Unfolding Our Universe is the careful balance it strikes between the basics of the subject and its frontiers. Step by step, it carefully assembles a complete understanding of astronomy. Full colour throughout and a very readable text make this book a delight for the casual reader to browse, while the clear and concise explanations will appeal to amateur astronomers, science teachers and college and university students seeking a no-nonsense introduction to astronomy.

Understanding Our Universe (Third Edition)

Understanding Our Universe (Third Edition)
Title Understanding Our Universe (Third Edition) PDF eBook
Author Stacy Palen
Publisher
Total Pages 576
Release 2018
Genre
ISBN 9780393631760

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Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years

Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years
Title Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years PDF eBook
Author Stacy McAnulty
Publisher Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Total Pages 40
Release 2017-10-24
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 1250197910

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A lighthearted nonfiction picture book about the formation and history of the Earth--told from the perspective of the Earth itself! "Hi, I’m Earth! But you can call me Planet Awesome." Prepare to learn all about Earth from the point-of-view of Earth herself! In this funny yet informative book, filled to the brim with kid-friendly facts, readers will discover key moments in Earth’s life, from her childhood more than four billion years ago all the way up to present day. Beloved children's book author Stacy McAnulty helps Earth tell her story, and award-winning illustrator David Litchfield brings the words to life. The book includes back matter with even more interesting tidbits. This title has Common Core connections.

Mars! Earthlings Welcome

Mars! Earthlings Welcome
Title Mars! Earthlings Welcome PDF eBook
Author Stacy McAnulty
Publisher Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Total Pages 40
Release 2021-02-23
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 1250823056

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From writer Stacy McAnulty and illustrator Stevie Lewis, Mars! Earthlings Welcome is a light-hearted nonfiction picture book about the red planet—told from the perspective of Mars himself... Meet Mars! The red planet. Planet Marvelous. Favorite sibling of Earth (or so he claims). Sometimes they're close (just 34.5 million miles apart). Sometimes they need space (250 million miles apart)! Earth and Mars have a lot in common—clouds, mountains, polar icecaps. And while Earth has Earthlings, Mars makes a persuasive case for why people should make the journey to spend time with him. His day is 7 minutes longer! He is home to the largest volcano in the whole solar system. He's, well, marvelous. With characteristic humor and charm, Stacy McAnulty channels the voice of Mars in this next celestial "autobiography" in the Our Universe series. Rich with kid-friendly facts and beautifully brought to life by Stevie Lewis, this is an equally charming and irresistible picture book.

Our Planet! There's No Place Like Earth

Our Planet! There's No Place Like Earth
Title Our Planet! There's No Place Like Earth PDF eBook
Author Stacy McAnulty
Publisher Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Total Pages 21
Release 2022-04-05
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 1250876818

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From writer Stacy McAnulty and illustrator David Litchfield, Our Planet! There's No Place Like Earth is a nonfiction picture book about the Earth, told from the perspective of Earth herself. Meet Earth. Planet Awesome! And your awesome home! Actually, Earth is home to all the plants and all the animals in the solar system, including nearly eight billion people. Humans have accidentally moved Earth's climate change into the fast lane, and she need your help to put on the brakes. Earthlings need Earth, and Earth needs Earthlings, so let’s save Earth together! With characteristic humor and charm, Stacy McAnulty channels the voice of Earth in this next celestial "autobiography" in the Our Universe series. Rich with kid-friendly facts and beautifully brought to life by David Litchfield, this is an equally charming and irresistible picture book.