Packed with striking photography, Eyewitness Universe explores the incredible celestial bodies in our Solar System.
Become an eyewitness to outer space and beyond, in this picture-led reference guide that will take you on a visual tour of the Universe. Children will be mesmerized by how past, present, and future space exploration has helped our understanding of the Sun, our Solar System, rocky planets, gas giants, and explosive stars.
This beautifully illustrated guide for kids aged 9+ gives an insight into far-off galaxies and out-of-this-world objects captured by powerful space telescopes. Striking photographs and detailed illustrations help you learn the secrets of pulsars and black holes, and how they are created by dead stars.
Throughout the pages of this newly-revised book on fossils, you can expect to find:
- A fresh new look; new photographs, updated information, and a new “eyewitness” feature. - Amazing facts, updated diagrams, statistics, and timelines. - Brand new eyewitness accounts from experts in the field.
Eyewitness Universe introduces the ultimate guide to incredible celestial bodies and our Solar System. Children can find out how the Universe started with a Big Bang and what scientists think will eventually happen to it. This all-encompassing guide to the Universe is a must-have for curious children aged 9+ with a thirst for learning, as well as teachers, parents and librarians.
So, what’s new?
Part of DK’s best-selling Eyewitness series, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, up to 20 percent new images, including photography and updated diagrams, updated information, and a new “eyewitness” feature with fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.
Explore the series!
Globally, the Eyewitness series has sold more than 50 million copies over 30 years. Learn the incredible systems that keep your body functioning with Eyewitness Human Body, take a trip aboard the most famous ship in history with Eyewitness Titanic, explore one of the most brutal conflicts of the 20th century with Eyewitness World War I, or explore the creatures and plants that lived long ago with Eyewitness Fossil.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.