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Author Thompson, Mark (Astronomer), author.

Title 101 Facts You Didn't Know About Space [electronic resource] / Mark Thompson.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Pen & Sword Books, [2020]


Description 1 online resource (288 pages)
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Summary "The author of A Space Traveller's Guide to the Solar System shares 101 fascinatingly fun facts sure to change how you see outer space-and Earth. Did you know a compost heap generates as much energy as the Sun? Or that dung beetles use the Milky Way to navigate? Maybe you have not been into space but if you have then you will know that astronauts have feet as soft as babies! 101 Facts You Didn't Know About Space takes you on a wild journey around the Universe bringing you facts galore. Whether you are a space enthusiast or a newcomer you will find plenty of facts in here to keep you amused and entertained. "A good read, and there's something for all levels of space enthusiast, from young adults to more experienced readers." - BBC Sky at Night (UK) "Everything is explained brilliantly, the illustrations are inspirational and truly breathtaking, and, if you ask me, this is the way science should be taught in schools.... With this excellent book, we will at least be prepared for what we find when we eventually do break free of our solar system and find our destiny in the stars! Exceptional!" -Books Monthly"-- Provided by Freading.
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Subject Space -- Miscellanea.
Astronomy -- Miscellanea.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
ISBN 9781526744586 (epub)
9781526766502 (print)
Standard No. 9781526744586

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