A black hole is not a hole

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Publisher:
Charlesbridge,
Pub. Date:
c2012.
Language:
English
Description
"Get ready to S-T-R-E-T-C-H your mind! What is a black hole? Where do they come from? How were they discovered? Can we visit one? Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano takes readers on a ride through the galaxies (ours, and others), answering these questions and many more about the phenomenon known as a black hole. In lively and often humorous text, the book starts off with a thorough explanation of gravity and the role it plays in the formation of black holes. Paintings by Michael Carroll, coupled with real telescopic images, help readers visualize the facts and ideas presented in the text, such as how light bends, and what a supernova looks like. A BLACK HOLE IS NOT A HOLE is an excellent introduction to an extremely complex scientific concept. Back matter includes a timeline which sums up important findings discussed throughout, while the glossary and index provide a quick point of reference for readers. Children and adults alike will learn a ton of spacey facts in this far-out book that's sure to excite even the youngest of astrophiles."
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ISBN:
9781570917844
9781570917837
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6.1, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
900L
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Grouping Title black hole is not a hole
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Grouping Category book
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subject_facet Black holes (Astronomy) -- Juvenile literature
title_display A black hole is not a hole
title_full A black hole is not a hole / Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano ; Illustrated by Michael Carroll
title_short A black hole is not a hole
topic_facet Black holes (Astronomy)