Necia Halpern Apfel
Born: 1930 in Mount Vernon, New York
Pen Name: Necia H. Apfel Connection to Illinois: Since 1955, Apfel has lived and worked in the Chicagoland area. Biography: N/A
|Architecture of the universe /
ISBN: 080534747x OCLC: 4549599 Benjamin/Cummings Pub. Co., Menlo Park, Calif. : ©1979.
ISBN: 0531100340 OCLC: 11971510 F. Watts, New York : 1985. Discusses a number of calendars since time began, which were developed by cultures as they discovered patterns in nature.
|It's all relative :
ISBN: 0688519814 OCLC: 7172334 Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, New York : ©1981. Discusses the basic principles of relativity and uses "thought experiments" to explain concepts such as the relationship between space and time, gravitation and acceleration, and the curvature of space.
ISBN: 0688072283 OCLC: 15108093 Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, New York : ©1988. Describes how nebulae or clouds of dust particles and gases in space form from the residue of dying stars and how some nebulae contain matter from which stars are born.
|Orion, the Hunter /
ISBN: 0395689627 OCLC: 31659041 Clarion Books, New York : ©1995. The constellation Orion and its separate nebulae are introduced, described, and pictured. A concise text, diagrams, and spectacular full-color photographs illustrate fascinating aspects of Orion, including the many discoveries scientists have made about the celestial bodies within the constellation and the historical myths it has inspired.
|Outlines of astronomy
ISBN: 0665496869 OCLC: 819505807 Blanchard & Lea, Philadelphia : 1859.
|Space station /
ISBN: 0531103943 OCLC: 15251698 F. Watts, New York : 1987. Discusses the achievements of outer space exploration in this century and examines future possibilities such as a permanent space station, colonies in space, and journeys outside the solar system.
ISBN: 9781439599938 OCLC: 69402562 Smithsonian Institution ; [Washington, D.C.] : ©2006. Discusses the stars, their composition, and characteristics, with actual photographs.
|Stars and galaxies /
ISBN: 0531043894 OCLC: 8032033 Watts, New York : 1982. Discusses the formation, composition, and placement of stars and groups of stars throughout the universe.
|The moon and its exploration /
ISBN: 0531043851 OCLC: 8034968 F. Watts, New York : 1982. Discusses the geological features, movement, and recent exploration of Earth's closest neighbor.