People have always been fascinated with the stars above and the universe that contains them. Over the years, astronomers have developed numerous theories to explain how the universe began, how it works, and what its ultimate fate will be. But all of the scientists' questions are far from answered. The Expanding Universe goes beyond the creation of the universe to explain how scientists think the universe works, grows, and changes, including what great thinkers Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein had to say about its fate. Readers will also learn about how researchers are slowly shedding light on the concepts of dark energy and dark matter.
Kristi Lew is a former high school science teacher with degrees in biochemistry and genetics. After years in the classroom and cytogenetics laboratories, she is now the owner of a professional K-12 educational writing service that specializes in writing nonfiction science books for students and teachers.