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Comets, Stardust, and Supernovas The Science of Space (Science at Work (Austin, Tex.).) by

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Published by Raintree .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Outer space,
  • Miscellanea,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Science,
  • Science & Technology - Astronomy,
  • Science & Nature - Astronomy,
  • Observers" manuals,
  • Astronomy,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7918937M
ISBN 100739801341
ISBN 109780739801345

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