|aA black hole is not a hole /|cCarolyn Cinami DeCristofano ; illustrated by Michael Carroll.
|aWatertown, MA :|bCharlesbridge,|c2017.
|av, 74 p. :|bill. (chiefly col.) ;|c26 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 72) and index.
|aPlaces with pull -- The pulling power of a black hole -- Black-hole beginnings -- The blackness of black holes -- Mission impossible? Seeking the invisible -- Supersized surprises -- Close encounters of the imaginary kind -- Turning the universe upside-down.
|aIntroduces black holes, describing their physical features, how they were discovered, what causes them, and where they exist in space.
Budding astronomers and scientists will love this humorous introduction to the extremely complex concept of black holes. With space facts and answers about the galaxies (ours, and others) ABlack Hole is NOT a Hole takes readers on a ride that will stretch their minds around the phenomenon known as a black hole. In lively and text, the book starts off with a thorough explanation of gravity and the role it plays in the formation of black holes. Paintings by Michael Carroll, coupled with real telescopic images, help readers visualize the facts and ideas presented in the text, such as how light bends, and what a supernova looks like. Back matter includes a timeline which sums up important findings discussed throughout, while the glossary and index provide a quick point of reference for readers. Children and adults alike will learn a ton of spacey facts in this far-out book that's sure to excite even the youngest of astrophiles.