Ten Short Lessons in Space Travel

Michael O'Mara Books Ltd (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 11. Juni 2020
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 186 Seiten
978-1-78929-221-3 (ISBN)
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 led to missions to 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 important and fascinating areas of science 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 you've always wanted to know more about.
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
Intergrated pictures and diagrams
  • Höhe: 186 mm
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  • Breite: 135 mm
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  • Dicke: 22 mm
  • 264 gr
978-1-78929-221-3 (9781789292213)
Dr Paul Parsons is a quantitative analyst with the British bookmaker BetVictor, where he applies statistical models, sophisticated software tools and eight years of university maths and science education to figure out who is going to win the 3 o'clock at Ascot. In a previous life he was editor of the award-winning BBC science and technology magazine Focus and managing editor of BBC Sky At Night magazine. He has been a science writer and journalist for over twenty years, contributing to New Scientist, the Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Men's Health, National Geographic and many others, and is the author of several books including The Science of Doctor Who, Science 1001, How to Destroy the Universe: And 34 Other Really Interesting Uses of Physics, Science: In 100 Key Breakthroughs, The Rough Guide to Surviving the End of the World, 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 Record.

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