How do stars begin? What are constellations and galaxies? What is the best way to look at stars? Galaxies & Stars offers a look at the mysteries of the night sky through exciting facts and beautiful photography.
Learn about the wonders of space in this series, designed for readers aged 7 and up, but accessible to a wide range of reading abilities. If you've ever wondered what can be found on the dark side of the moon, or what other galaxies lurk beyond the Milky Way, these are the books for you. From the Sun, asteroids and comets to planets far and near Earth, you will discover here the most recent developments in space exploration and research.
Ian Graham has written more than one hundred non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles on video, computers, electronics and communications. After taking a degree in applied physics and a post-graduate diploma in journalism at the City University, London, he worked for three years as an editor in consumer electronics magazines before turning freelance. His book 'How it works: Helicopters' received a commendation in that year's Science Book Prizes and he has also had books selected as 'Books for the Teen Age' by the US Library of Congress.
1: The Night Sky 2: How Stars Begin 3: Star Colours 4: Constellations 5: Galaxies 6: The Milky Way 7: Clouds in Space 8: Looking at Stars 9: How Stars Die 10: Glossary 11: Websites 12: Index