50 Things You Should Know About Space by Raman Prinja

50 Things You Should Know About Space

Written by Raman Prinja
Part of the 50 Things You Should Know About Series

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The Universe is huge – it stretches further than we could ever imagine or explore, and contains everything in space, from super stars to galaxies to tiny pieces of dust. Packed with facts, diagrams, infographics and photos, this is the perfect introduction to space. Find out how the incredible work of astronauts like Tim Peake, astronomers and scientists have enabled us to discover so much about the universe. Perfect for any young reader who looks up at the night sky and wonders just what goes on out there.


50 Things You Should Know About Space by Raman Prinja

What exactly goes on at the International Space Station and why does the Earth spin? Just how big is our galaxy and how did the Moon form? From constellations to space shuttles, Space is as endlessly fascinating as the Universe itself. Discover everything you ever wanted to know about space missions, colliding galaxies, light years, solar eclipses, the surface of the Sun and much, much more in this exciting title.

Packed with facts and figures, you'll also find out about astronomers, astronauts and scientists and how their incredible jobs have enabled us to learn so much about our Universe.

About the Author

RAMAN PRINJA has written several successful general-interest books on astronomy and is keen to bring the subject of astronomy to a wider audience. He was shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People Book Prize 2015.

He is currently Professor of Astrophysics at University College London. Raman is the author of Science Crazy, which won the Children's Choice School Library Association Information Book Award 2013 for the category 7-12 year olds and has been awarded the Pol and Christiane Swings research prize by the Royal Academy of Belgium and the UCL Faculty Teacher Award.

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80 pages


Raman Prinja
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QED Publishing

Publication date

24th June 2016




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