Science Crackers: Awesome Astronomy by Raman Prinja


Science Crackers: Awesome Astronomy by Raman Prinja

How many stars are there? How can you talk to aliens? What happens when a star explodes? Discover how you can study the night sky and learn about its billions of stars and galaxies. Bursting with amazing images, fascinating facts and cool cartoons, Awesome Astronomy is a great book for all budding astronomers wanting to understand the Universe. Science Crackers: This exciting new series will satisfy the most enquiring young scientific minds! With a back-to-basics approach to the core topics, these books investigate science in a clear and concise way. Simple practical activities will help children understand how science is relevant to their everyday world. Titles in the Science Crackers series include: Fizzing Physics: HB 9781848355583 PB 9781848355620 Crackling Chemistry: HB 9781848355590 PB 9781848355637 Bubbling Biology: HB 9781848355606 PB 9781848355644 Awesome Astronomy: HB 9781848355613 PB 9781848355651

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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32 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

1st December 2011



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