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From our television sets to the magnets that dot our refrigerators, electricity and magnetism are ever-present in our everyday lives. Even aside from our modern technology, electrical charges can be found throughout naturethe most significant example being Earths magnetic field. This incisive volume includes extensive discussions of electrical and magnetic fields, as well as biographies of the physicists whose work has led to our greater understanding... more...

Presents an overview of the history of astronomy, discusses the tools and technology associated with it, profiles noted astronomers, and explores the effect of expanding astronomical knowledge on modern society. Title: Astronomical Observations Author: Gregersen, Erik (EDT) Publisher: Rosen Pub Group Publication Date: 2009/12/20 Number of Pages: 214 Binding Type: LIBRARY Library of Congress: 2009036102



Early theories of the universe depicted the Earth at its center and everything, including the Sun, Moon, and planets circled it. Readers will learn about the pioneers of astronomy, their theories, and how scientists are learning new truths about the universe every day. Includes black-and-white photographs, scientific data, appendices, glossary, further reading, and index. 218 pages.


This book explores what is known as the inner solar system; the Sun, four terrestrial planets, and the moons that orbit them. Readers will learn about the mysteries of the inner solar system and the strides scientists have made over the past 400 years in explaining its origins. Includes black-and-white photographs, scientific data, appendices, glossary, further reading, and index. 245 pages.

Most space exploration has occurred in the inner solar system. But there is also an outer solar system made up of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and the dwarf planets. Readers will learn about the make-up of these planets and what is known and still unknown about these cosmic places. Includes black-and-white photographs, scientific data, appendices, glossary, further reading, and index. 251 pages.


Planets are only a small part of the solar system. Readers will examine other parts of the cosmos, including stars, galaxies, and nebulas, and learn how they got their names as well as their components. Includes black-and-white photographs, scientific data, appendices, glossary, further reading, and index.