Take a thrilling trip through space with this out-of-this-world guide to the cosmos, filled with fascinating facts, figures and dazzling NASA images.
Discover the sparkling world of stars, from their beautiful births to their dramatic deaths. Learn about our very own star, the Sun, as well as best-friend binary star pairs and dense neutron stars. Gaze at gorgeous galaxies and marvel at the Milky Way. Find out the answers to questions such as:
* What's inside the Sun?
* Where are the Pillars of Creation?
* Why do stars twinkle?
* How fast does a pulsar spin?
* Which galaxy is a cannibal?
* How long would it take to travel across the Milky Way?
Perfect for the new curriculum, this fascinating title is packed full of astounding information and number-based jaw-dropping facts and figures to inspire future astronauts and space scientists.