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Planets, Stars, and Galaxies, Third Edition
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  • Authored by: Sophia Chen and Gordon Ritter
  • From the Series: Physics in Action
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  • ISBN-10: 9781646937363
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-64693-736-3
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 09/01/2021
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  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up

Summary

The attempt to understand the universe's seemingly endless mysteries involves a process of discovery that can evoke fascination, frustration, and continual wonder and amazement. Planets, Stars, and Galaxies, Third Edition takes readers on an incredible full-color journey through the vast universe. This engaging title tackles the questions students studying science are eager to know: How large is the universe? Is it infinite or finite? What is its structure? Is it possible to visit other worlds, and if so, what similarities might they bear to our own world?

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About the Author(s)

Sophia Chen is a science writer who has written about physical science, engineering, and data for publications including WIRED, Science, Quanta, and various publications of the American Physical Society. Her words are also spoken on the YouTube show Physics Girl. She has a master's degree in physics from the University of Arizona.

Gordon Ritter completed his Ph.D. in mathematical physics at Harvard University in 2007, where his published work ranged across the fields of quantum field theory, differential geometry, quantum computation, and abstract algebra. Prior to Harvard he earned his bachelor's degree with honors in mathematics from the University of Chicago.

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