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Does the universe have a shape? What makes sunshine? Do stars explode? How do you build a time machine? Do aliens look like me? When it comes to the big questions about astrophysics, kids go right for the interesting stuff. Professor Mark Brake makes great use of this as he serves up a heaping helping of kid-friendly space science. Through an entertaining Q&A format, hip retro illustrations, mind teasers, quotations, amusing anecdotes, and plenty of great research, kids will get a thought-provoking introduction to the work of great scientific minds including Newton, Galileo, and Einstein while they have their most interesting (and oddball) questions answered in style.

About the Author

Professor Mark Brake is an author, broadcaster and communicator of science. He is an academic, based at the University of Glamorgan, UK, who writes popular science books. Mark has done science communication work in film, television and radio on five continents, including work with NASA, Seattles Science Fiction Museum, and the BBC.
 
Nishant Choksi is an exciting Brighton-based illustrator who has created artworks for the Guardian, The Independent, the Times, The Wall Street Journal, NewScientist and Vodafone. She most recently illustrated Really, Really Big Questions.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780753467473
Author:
Brake, Mark
Publisher:
Kingfisher
Author:
Choksi, Nishant
Subject:
Science & Technology - Astronomy
Subject:
Childrens Science
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
Publication Date:
20120731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
full color artwork throughout
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9 x 10.25 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 9 up to 12

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