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10 Short Lessons in Space Travel

Extent: 192 pages

Size: 178x129mm

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Price: £9.99

ISBN: 9781789292213

Categories: Science - History - Philosophy

About the Book

Publication Date: 11/06/2020

Price: £3.99

ISBN: 9781789292404

Categories: Science - History - Philosophy

About the Book

As a new age of space exploration dawns, Ten Short Lessons in Space Travel takes a timely look at the ten fundamental lessons in the discoveries and explorations of outer space.

From the amazing technology that has enabled us to look beyond the clouds to the development of rockets and spacecraft during the twentieth century that allowed us to explore the moon and beyond to the space tourism of the twenty-first century, this is a cutting-edge, expert-led guide for curious minds.

About the series: The Pocket Einstein series is a collection of essential pocket-sized guides for anyone looking to understand a little more about some of the most relevant science that affects us all in the twenty-first century. Broken down into ten simple lessons and written by leading experts in their field, discover the ten most important takeaways from those areas of science we should all know more about.

About the Author

Dr Paul Parsons has been a science writer and journalist for over twenty years. He was Editor of BBC Sky at Night magazine and has also written for New Scientist, the Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Men’s Health, National Geographic and many others. He is the author of several books including The Science of Doctor Who, The Periodic Table, 3-Minute Stephen Hawking and 50 Science Ideas You Really Need to Know. He is also a fellow of the Royal Statistical Society and a consultant to Guinness World Records.