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"Twinkle, twinkle little star, how I wonder what you are...."

Wonder no more. Astronomer James Kaler has written a lucid, beautifully illustrated guide to the most obvious ingredient of the universe. "To know ourselves, we must know the stars"--how they are created, what makes them shine, their distances, and their fates. To say "we are stardust" is cold scientific truth:

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Hardcover, 273 pages
Published February 28th 1992 by Scientific American Library (first published February 1992)
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