Our universe: a guide to what's out there

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Kingfisher, Apr 1, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
If you have ever wondered what is out there, beyond the far side of the moon and the stars, and where it all ends, then this is the book for you. Join ace physicist Professor Stannard on an amazing tour through space while he explains whirling planets, atoms, galaxies, black holes and a lot of strange dark matter. Full-color illustrations.

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JF Leaving home
5
gj First stop the Moon
12
Birth of the Sun
32
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Russell Stannard has established a reputation as one of the most gifted popularisers of science through numerous media appearances and projects, and in particular for his Uncle Albert Trilogy (The Time and Space of Uncle Albert, Black Holes and Uncle Albert and the Quantum Quest), which covers the work of Albert Einstein and quantum theory in a way that is accessible to children of 11+. These books have enjoyed much success and critical acclaim, being translated into 15 languages, shortlisted for the Rhone-Poulenc non-fiction Book Prizes, the Whitbread Children's Novel of the Year, and the American Science Writing Award.

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