Unlocking the Universe

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title Unlocking the Universe
Authors and Contributors      By (author)   Stephen Hawking
By (author)   Lucy Hawking
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Pages:432
Dimensions(mm): Height 234,Width 153
CategoriesAnthologies
Science and technology - general interest
Space
ISBN 9780241418864
ClassificationsDewey:523.1
Audience
Children / Juvenile

Publishing Details

Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 9 January 2020
NZ Release Date 9 January 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom

Description

Have you ever wondered how the universe began? Or what it takes to put humans on the moon - or even on Mars? What would you do if you could travel through space and time? Embark on the adventure of a lifetime in this beautiful collection of up-to-the-minute essays by the world's leading scientists including Professor Stephen Hawking himself, plus mind-blowing facts and out-of-this-world colour photographs.

Author Biography

STEPHEN HAWKING was a brilliant theoretical physicist and is generally considered to have been one of the world's greatest thinkers. He held the position of Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge for thirty years and is the author of A Brief History of Time which was an international bestseller. His other books for the general reader include A Briefer History of Time, the essay collection Black Holes and Baby Universe, The Universe in a Nutshell, The Grand Design, and Black Holes- The BBC Reith Lectures. He died on 14 March, 2018.