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Black holes and other bizarre space objects, David Jefferis

Label
Black holes and other bizarre space objects
Title
Black holes and other bizarre space objects
Statement of responsibility
David Jefferis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the black hole, black hole hunters, what we could find in the future, and more
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jefferis, David
Dewey number
523.8/875
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB843.B55
LC item number
J44 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Science frontiers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Black holes (Astronomy)
  • Stars
  • Black holes (Astronomy)
  • Stars
  • Stars
  • Black holes (Astronomy)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Black holes and other bizarre space objects, David Jefferis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is a black hole?: the making of a black holes -- Singularity and disc: identifying a black hole and its parts -- Black hole hunters: spacecraft that track down black holes and other space objects -- Where are they?: Black holes are scattered across the universe -- Energy beams: huge bursts of energy far away in space -- Target earth?: are black holes a danger to our planet? -- Starbirth: black holes may actually help create new stars -- Wormhole highways: could we use black holes for space travel? -- Other bizarre space objects -- Micro stars: looking at white dwarfs and neutron stars -- Weird worlds: strange new planets that circle distant stars -- Danger in space!: Explosions, collisions, and other deadly space events -- Coming soon?: with new spaceprobes and telescopes, what could we find in the future? -- Reference section -- Discovery timeline: the history of astronomy, from early skywatchers to the near-future -- Glossary and web watch terms and concepts explained -- Index
Control code
62593517
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9780778728702
Lccn
2005035761
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1253434
System control number
(OCoLC)62593517
Label
Black holes and other bizarre space objects, David Jefferis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is a black hole?: the making of a black holes -- Singularity and disc: identifying a black hole and its parts -- Black hole hunters: spacecraft that track down black holes and other space objects -- Where are they?: Black holes are scattered across the universe -- Energy beams: huge bursts of energy far away in space -- Target earth?: are black holes a danger to our planet? -- Starbirth: black holes may actually help create new stars -- Wormhole highways: could we use black holes for space travel? -- Other bizarre space objects -- Micro stars: looking at white dwarfs and neutron stars -- Weird worlds: strange new planets that circle distant stars -- Danger in space!: Explosions, collisions, and other deadly space events -- Coming soon?: with new spaceprobes and telescopes, what could we find in the future? -- Reference section -- Discovery timeline: the history of astronomy, from early skywatchers to the near-future -- Glossary and web watch terms and concepts explained -- Index
Control code
62593517
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9780778728702
Lccn
2005035761
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1253434
System control number
(OCoLC)62593517

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