Author(s): Paul Beck
How is a star born? Why does it die? What is the difference between a star cluster and a planetary nebula?Discover the answers to these questions and more in Amazing World: Stars and Planets! This exciting exploration is a door to the infinite realm beyond the pale blue dot we call home. From stellar nurseries, to glowing green clouds, to spiral galaxies, to galactic collisions, find out about the dramatic lives of these explosive players in our universe. Includes a collection of glow-in-the-dark stickers to enjoy after the book is closed!
Paul Beck spent twenty years developing exhibits for Seattle's hands-on Pacific Science Centre, and has been writing about science since 1994. He is the author of more than thirty books, including Uncover a Dog, Uncover a Cat, Skulls, and The Field Guide to Safari Animals. He lives in Seattle.