Black Holes by Heather Couper

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Black holes are the most mysterious and misunderstood elements in the universe. Although no one has ever seen a black hole, Black Holes explains and depicts these mystifying objects. A recurring topic in the news, Black Holes offers the most recent information on this topic--complete with vivid reconstructions and illustrations of what it would be like to travel in a black hole. Full color.

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Heather Couper is an astrophysicist. She ran the Greenwich Planetarium, and was president of the British Astronomical Association and a professor of astronomy, and produced the TV programs "Universe" and "Electric Skies," Nigel Henbest is a consultant to both the Royal Greenwich Observatory and "New Scientist" magazine. Arthur C. Clarke is among the world's most famous science fiction authors. His more than 70 books include "2001: A Space Odyssey, Henbest is an internationally acclaimed writer and science broadcaster.
Published April 11, 1996 by DK CHILDREN. 48 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Young Adult, Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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The subtitle--``A journey to the heart of a black hole--and into one of the greatest mysteries of the universe''--pulls readers into an exciting book on astrophysics, replete with spectacular full-color diagrams and sweeping illustrations.

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