Gravity, Orbiting Objects, and Planetary Motion

9781502622877. ea vol: 112p. (Space Systems). bibliog. charts. diag. further reading. glossary. index. photos. websites. Cavendish Square. Jan. 2017. lib. ed. $42.79.
Gr 9 Up—Students looking for a thorough introduction to the fields of cosmology, astronomy, and astrophysics won't be disappointed. Text-heavy yet extremely readable, each volume is packed with well-organized information that explores the history of each discipline as well as the scientists, mathematicians, and engineers who have advanced their fields of study and our modern understanding of the universe. Photographs, illustrations, charts, and diagrams are used judiciously, reinforcing the text and encouraging visual literacy.
VERDICT An excellent resource for teens interested in the mysteries of the universe, both theoretical and observable.

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