Author(s): Glenn Murphy
What would happen if you were flying a spaceship near a black hole? Find the answer, along with a whole solar system of games and puzzles.
What is a black hole? How do we know that stars and galaxies are billions of years old? What is the difference between stars and planets? Find the answers to these and other space-related questions in this funny and informative book. Packed with doodles and information about all sorts of incredible things, like supermassive black holes, galaxies, telescopes, planets, solar flares, constellations, eclipses, and red dwarfs, this book contains absolutely no boring parts!
Glenn Murphy received his masters in science communication from London's Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. He wrote his first popular science book, WHY IS SNOT GREEN?, while managing the Explainer team at the Science Museum in London. In 2007 he moved to the United States. He now lives and works in Raleigh, North Carolina, with his wife, Heather, and two unusually large and ill-tempered cats.