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14 Fun Facts About the Kuiper Belt and the Oort Cloud
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
It was once thought that our solar system ended at Saturn. Then the first telescopes revealed Uranus and Neptune. Differences in the calculations of the gravity of these giants set off another search and Pluto was discovered. Pluto was then thought to be the last planet of our solar system. Beyond it was empty space – until astronomers started looking at comets. That's when they discovered more!
101 Fun Facts About the Solar System
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,930. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
You may think the Solar System consists of the sun and the eight planets that orbit around it. However, there are other things out there. There are comets, moons, asteroids, meteors, dust, ice, rock and much more. Plus there is a whole lot of man made junk. Do you know: Where is The Main Asteroid Belt? Are all the dwarf planets out beyond Pluto? What formed the Kuiper Belt? Find out in this book.
Chiron, Pholus and Nessus: To the Edge and Beyond
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Price: $22.99 USD. Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Movements / transpersonal
This unique book offers the first comprehensive exploration of the Minor Planets now classified as 'Centaurs'. It was first published in 1996 (in 'Saturn, Chiron and the Centaurs'), and is still unsurpassed. This stand-alone version includes extra material on the naming of Nessus, and all technical information has been updated. If you resonate with Chiron, this material is sure to interest you.
Beware the Boojum
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Imagination Fully Dilated Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
If love conquers all and the standard model of particle physics only accounts for 5% of the universe, then... When isolated, almost totally insane asteroid miner Bracken MacFie sets his sights on being reunited with the lost love of his life, who is absolutely, totally bat shit nuts, he must overcome the ambitions of the man who separated them and the avarice of institutions.
14 Fun Facts About the Kuiper Belt and Oort Cloud: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
It was once thought that our solar system ended at Saturn. Then the first telescopes revealed Uranus and Neptune. Differences in the calculations of the gravity of these giants set off another search and Pluto was discovered. Pluto was then thought to be the last planet of our solar system. Beyond it was empty space – until astronomers started looking further. Educational vers. have CCSS activitie
101 Fun Facts About the Solar System: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books, Educational Version
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Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
You may think the Solar System consists of the sun and the eight planets that orbit around it. However, there are other things out there. There are comets, moons, asteroids, meteors, dust, ice, rock and much more. Plus there is a whole lot of man made junk. Find out more about our solar system in this set of seven fun 14 Fun Facts books. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
Cobwebs of Pearl
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Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 172,920. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A deadly comet heralds the arrival of a strange rock, a rock that causes genetic mutation. A spider, exposed to the rock, begins to grow in size and intelligence. With new found powers it takes a human prisoner, not realizing at first that this is no ordinary human and that the human has powers that could make the spider almost invincible. It is a fight for survival or a fight to be able to die.