Humans have wondered what'?s out there since we took our first look up at the night sky. Only in the last decades, however, have we had a real chance to find out the answers. Inside, follow the path of science and courage that took us outside of our world, meet the people who made the discoveries, and find out where we?r'e going next. Few areas of human achievement have had a bigger impact than science and technology. Every part of our lives is affected by the discoveries, inventions, and breakthroughs made in a wide variety of fields. In this series, get a solid introduction to some of the most important parts of science and technology to help you get ready to make your own contributions in the future! Key Icons to look for have been placed throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books.