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14 Fun Facts About Black Holes: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
TV and movies will have you believing that black holes are huge holes in space and anything that falls into them is lost for all time. You may think that black holes run around in space like huge vacuum cleaners sucking up everything in their path. This is not true. But what actually is a black hole and what do they do? This book will help you find out.
14 Fun Facts About Saturn: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
How many Earth years does it take to make one Saturn year? Do we know more about the planet Saturn or about its rings and moons? How many moons does Saturn have? How heavy is Saturn? Who discovered Saturn’s rings? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Surprise and amaze your friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Uranus: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
What did scientists first think Uranus was? What are the names of Uranus’ moons named after? Is Uranus bigger or smaller than Earth? What is strange about the way Uranus spins? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. In the middle of the galaxy is Uranus, one of the four gas planets in the Solar System. Here are some fun facts about Uranus.
14 Fun Facts About Neptune: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Does Neptune have a lot of winds? What is at the core or center of Neptune? Neptune is slowly turning itself into what precious mineral? What is the coldest place in our solar system? (Hint: It isn’t the planet,) Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
101 Fun Facts About the Planets
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
This compilation includes the following 15-minute books: 14 Fun Facts About Mercury 14 Fun Facts About Venus 14 Fun Facts About Earth 14 Fun Facts About Mars 14 Fun Facts About Jupiter 14 Fun Facts About Saturn 14 Fun Facts About Uranus 14 Fun Facts About Neptune Surprise and amaze your friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Comets: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Comets often streak across the night sky. They are fascinating flashes of light, but how much do we really know about them? Here are some things that scientists do know. Find out: What the name comet means. How comets are named. When the earliest comets were recorded. How scientists predict when a comet will return. What a comet’s tail is made of.
14 Fun Facts About Pluto: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Pluto was once considered the smallest planet in our galaxy. As more was discovered about the other planets, and about other objects in our galaxy, Pluto fell into debate, but many people still like to consider it a planet. How much do you really know about Pluto? Why do scientists say Pluto was “discovered by mistake”? How big is Pluto compared to the United States? Find out in this book!
14 Fun Facts About Stars: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
We see stars as pretty, twinkling objects, but what exactly are they? A lot of the things we find out about stars, helps us understand other objects; pulsars, quasars, galaxies – even the origin of our universe. Here are some fun facts about stars. Do stars twinkle? What are stars made of? Do we know more about the inside of stars or the inside of Earth? Find out in this book!
The Heavens Declare: Five Children, Eight Planets, One God
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
While vacationing in the mountains of Northern Arizona, a homeschooling family explores facts about the planets, and learns of God’s goodness and to trust Him with their hopes, plans, and days.
Complete Guide to NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) Project - Spacecraft, Instruments and Mirror, Science, Infrared Astronomy, GAO and Independent Review Reports, Congressional Hearings
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), currently under construction and planned for launch sometime near 2018, is provided in this unique compilation of official NASA material.