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Black Hole Is Not a Hole (Reprint) (Paperback) (Carolyn Cinami Decristofano)
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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.
Number of Pages: 74
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher: Random House Distribution childrens
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Carolyn Cinami Decristofano
Street Date: October 17, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-9268
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