DK Find Out! Stars and Galaxies

Way beyond our solar system there are billions and billions of stars. 

OLogy: Cosmic Wallpapers
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Decorate your desktop with these starry images!

OLogy: In Pictures - Journey to the Stars
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

In the Milky Way Galaxy alone, there are hundreds of billions of stars. But that hasn’t always been the case…

Flash Forward: The Supernova Next Door
Flash Forward

When they come to the end of their lifespan, some stars explode fantastically as supernovae. So what would happen if one of those giant explosions happened nearby?