George's Secret Key To The Universe by Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking
  

George's Secret Key To The Universe

Written by Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking
Part of the George's Secret Key to the Universe Series

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An exciting adventure founded on fascinating scientific principles and packed full of facts set in the unpredictable world of outer space. George and his friends are whipped off into space by Cosmos, an intelligent but bad tempered computer. But getting up into space is only the beginning. What with asteroid storms and the dangers of the planets, the question soon becomes, Will George ever get home again? Following George’s remarkable space journey is thrilling from start to finish.

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George's Secret Key To The Universe by Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking

Allows readers to take a roller coaster ride through the vastness of space and discover the mysteries of physics, science and the universe with George, his new friends next door - the scientist Eric and his daughter, Annie - and a super-intelligent computer called Cosmos, which can take them to the edge of a black hole and back again.


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It is like a Dr Who adventure, inspiring curiosity and amazement. It makes a case for the relevance and fascination of physics, and for the importance of scientists and eco-warriors working together to save the planet. With a happy circularity, the plot depends on a recent discovery: Hawking Radiation, the leaking of particles out of black holes until they destroy themselves The Sunday Times Gripping, informative and funny The Bookseller A true beginner's guide to A Brief History of Time Publishers Weekly A delightful book for young readers Independent George's Secret Key to the Universe is a novel that anyone who devoured Captain Underpants a year or two ago will appreciate LA Times

About the Author

Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking

STEPHEN HAWKING is the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge and is widely regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein. His adult book A Brief History of Time has been a publishing sensation.

LUCY HAWKING is the author of two adult novels, and has written for the Daily Mail, the Telegraph, The Times and the Evening Standard and has been a guest presenter and regular contributor on radio.

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Format

Paperback
352 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking
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Publisher

Random House Children's Books

Publication date

7th August 2008

ISBN

9780552559584

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