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See below for a selection of the latest books from Space (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Space (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Space (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!
Ever wonder who made the most discoveries in science? Or who was the most intelligent of all the scientists from throughout history? Look no further - Superheroes of Science is jam-packed full of awesome facts, full colour artwork and fantastically funny quizzes! Find out: Which scientist had his brain removed Who lost his nose in a sword fight And which scientist pretended to be mad for six years! If you've ever wanted to land on the Moon, make a telescope out of horse manure, or discover Uranus, read on...
Take a journey beyond the asteroid belt to the solar system's outer planets. Learn all about distant worlds such as Titan and the Kuiper belt, and find out about the incredible technology behind how we know about them.
Take a journey through super space science! Find out all about the planets around us and those beyond the solar system. Search for extraterrestrial life and find out what it's like on the Sun. Find out what scientists are discovering about the universe around us in this fascinating series.
Take a journey to the Sun. Find out how it is so important to our planet Earth and the vital part it places in keeping our solar system ordered. And discover all about aurorae and solar winds, and what scientists think are in store for the Sun in around five billion years' time.
Imagine discovering new planets light years away or galaxies you never knew existed. Learn all about new and amazing space discoveries in these fun and engaging books reviewed by Smithsonian experts.
How do astronomers study planets, stars and galaxies? What are rovers and where have they landed? How do different telescopes work? What is a nebula? Beginner readers can find out the answers in this book, along with lots more fascinating facts. Amazing photographs and illustrations are combined with simple, easy-to-read text and a glossary explaining all the specialist terms used. Find out more about astronomy and stargazing online via Usborne Quicklinks, where you can find out what to see and when, as well as see the latest images captured by telescopes and rovers.
Co-ordinates for a mission to Mars have been locked into your navigation computer. But there are a few things you need to know before getting there. Are you ready for the seven-month journey and the astronaut training program? The space food served on the rocket is hardly award-winning. Even when you arrive at your destination, the planet itself will not seem welcoming with its epic dust storms and its freezing winter temperatures. But the sunsets will be spectacular and Earth is just a green and blue speck away. Written as an explorer's guide and packed with scientific facts about our inspirational nearest neighbour, this book is guaranteed to inspire any young scientist.
This collection of 50 postcards features Chris Wormell's incredible illustrations of astronomical objects. From the Sun and our Solar System, to the Milky Way and the Universe beyond, these images are perfect for sending to your friends or pinning on your wall.
Under the Stars: Bedtime Astrophysics transports curious kids and inquisitive adults on an incredible journey through the night sky. Explore our solar system from the comfort of your cosy bedroom. Find out why the sky is blue. Fly around a black hole and peer inside! Learn why Jupiter has stripes. When astrophysicist Lisa Harvey-Smith isn't looking skyward, she is answering the smart questions of school kids. Her engaging storytelling in this colourfully illustrated book brings the night sky to life, giving amazing new perspectives to young explorers who are always asking, 'Why?'
A beautifully illustrated, accessible beginner's guide to the Hubble Space Telescope. Acclaimed astronomer Terence Dickinson and his longtime editor, Tracy C. Read, team up to explore the starry treasures in our galaxy and beyond as revealed by the Hubble Space Telescope. Since Galileo pointed his telescope at the starry night in 1609 and discovered that the hazy patch above us was not a cloud but a river of uncountable stars-the Milky Way, our home galaxy-humans have been improving on ways to understand the cosmos. We have devised ever more powerful telescopes and placed them on mountaintops, far from the bright lights of cities. But the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope in 1990 was the first time we'd sent a telescope into space, beyond the distorting effects caused by looking through the Earth's atmosphere. Orbiting roughly 350 miles above Earth and circling the planet more than 5,000 times a year, Hubble has made over 1.3 million observations, revealing the vast scope of the expanding universe beyond our solar system. In The Hubble Space Telescope: Our Eye on the Universe, young readers find out how this groundbreaking telescope gathers imagery and transmits it to Earth. This book shares what Hubble has taught us about the universe and explains its top discoveries. Chapters filled with the telescope's latest photography offer insight into: stormy weather on our solar system's planets and moons and dramatic collisions in space; star clusters, nebulas and the Milky Way Galaxy; the Milky Way's galaxy neighbours; massive black holes and dark matter; planets beyond our solar system; star nurseries and glimpses of distant galaxies in deep space.
There are way more than billions of galaxies in space and just trying to imagine the far corners of the universe is an incomprehensible feat for the human brain! This handy pocket-sized book manages to squeeze in a huge amount of intergalactic information, with details of rockets, planets, black holes, space stations, shooting stars and famous astronauts. With amazing photographs and lots of facts and figures, this is a perfect starter guide to the wonders of space.
A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky is the perfect introduction to the always fascinating world of astronomy. Children ages eight and up will find out what astronomers have learned (and are still discovering), what astronauts and scientists explore, and what they can find by gazing up into the sky at night. Author Michael Driscoll explains how stars are born, the achievements of the great scientists, the history of space exploration, the story of our solar system, the myths behind the constellations, how to navigate the night sky, and more. Whimsical color illustrations throughout and handy definitions and sidebars help engage younger readers and develop their interest. Also included are a nifty star finder tool and fun glow-in-the-dark stickers.