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Author Owen, Ruth, 1967-

Title Astronomers / by Ruth Owen.

Imprint New York NY. : PowerKids Press, c2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Nettels Non-Fiction  520.23 OWE    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 32 p : ill. ; 29 cm.
Series Out of the lab: extreme jobs in science
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is an astronomer? -- An extreme workplace -- Astronomy in the desert -- Astronomy in the skies -- Airborne observatories -- Astronomy at the South Pole -- IceCube -- Meet the Cubers -- Life at IceCube -- Meteorite hunters -- Seeing space from space -- Walking in space -- Extreme science in action.
Summary Astronomers have been studying the night sky for thousands of years. Today, technology including space telescopes, rovers, and deep-space probes makes astronomy a truly exciting field. Young readers may be inspired to help solve the mysteries of our universe when they grow up.
Audience 4-8 Mitinet.
4-8 Mitinet.
Subject Astronomy -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomers -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomical observatories -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomy -- Vocational guidance -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomy -- Arctic regions -- Juvenile literature.
Telescopes -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781477712894

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