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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-07-24
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
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INSIDERS -- a visually groundbreaking, state-of-the-art nonfiction series that outshines Eyewitness and Discoveries.This stunning new series offers an inside look into twelve riveting subjects, beginning withDinosaurs, Egypt, Oceans,andSpace.Expertly written, each book will feature an arresting design, complete with dynamic, multi-layered CGI and 3-D model imagery that is complemented by fascinating, up-to-date information presented in a user-friendly format.With state-of-the-art illustrations that reveal the anatomy of a supernova; provide a glimpse of the inner workings of a comet; and probe the surface terrain of Mars,Spaceis a young explorer's guide to every aspect of the universe.

Table of Contents

In the Beginning
Our Place in Spacep. 8
It Started with a Big Bangp. 10
Objects in Space
Inside the Solar Systemp. 12
Comparing the Planetsp. 14
Snowballs in Spacep. 16
Stars and Nebulasp. 18
A Universe of Galaxiesp. 20
Into the Unknown
Constellationsp. 22
Gazing into Spacep. 24
Exploring Spacep. 26
Venturing into Spacep. 28
The International Space Stationp. 30
Braving the Void: Spacesuitp. 32
The Solar System
Engine of the System: The Sunp. 36
The Closest In: Mercuryp. 38
The Evening Star: Venusp. 39
Earth and Its Moonp. 40
Mars the Red Planetp. 42
A Giant of Gas: Jupiterp. 44
Lord of the Rings: Saturnp. 46
The Sideways Planet: Uranusp. 48
The Smallest Giant: Neptunep. 49
Pluto and Beyondp. 50
Stars and Galaxies
Pillars of Creation: Eagle Nebulap. 52
Our Galaxy the Milky Wayp. 54
Anatomy of Supernova 1987Ap. 56
Into a Black Hole: Cygnus X-1p. 58
Our Amazing Universep. 60
Glossaryp. 62
Indexp. 64
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