The Little Book of Stars Author : James B. Kaler Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media Total Pages : 184 Release : 2013-11-01 ISBN 10 : 9780387216218 ISBN 13 : 0387216219 Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL GET BOOK The Little Book of Stars Book Description: The Little Book of Stars answers, in the clearest language, the questions anyone might have about our heavenly canopy. How are stars born? How do they die? Why do they shine? How long do they shine? Is our star, the Sun, dying? How can you tell time from the stars? Or navigate? What are the measures of stars? Can we ever travel to other stars? In this engagingly written and concise book, the second in the Little Book series, noted astronomer James B. Kaler shows us "the significance that the stars have had in human life, how we have used them to tell our stories, and how we use them to find who and where we are."