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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


Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Children; Young adult readers

Necia H. Apfel on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Architecture of the universe /
ISBN: 080534747x OCLC: 4549599

Benjamin/Cummings Pub. Co., Menlo Park, Calif. : ©1979.

Calendars /
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.

Nebulae :
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.