George's Secret Key to the Universe

bySTEPHEN HAWKING, Lucy HawkingRead byHugh Dancy

October 23, 2007|
George's Secret Key to the Universe by STEPHEN HAWKING
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Stephen Hawking, author of the multi-million copy bestselling A Brief History of Time, and his daughter, Lucy, explain the universe to readers of all ages.  George''s parents, who have always been wary of technology, warn him about their new neighbors: Eric is a scientist and his daughter, Annie, seems to be following in his footsteps.  But when George befriends them and Cosmos, their super-computer, he finds himself on a wildly fun adventure, while learning about physics, time, and the universe.  With Cosmos''s help, he can travel to other planets and a black hole.  But what would happen if the wrong people got their hands on Cosmos?  George, Annie, and Eric aren''t about to find out, and what ensues is a funny adventure that clearly explains the mysteries of science.  Gary Parsons'' energetic illustrations add humor and interest, and his scientific drawings add clarity; there are also eight 4-page full-color inserts of scientific photos.
After reading French and Russian at Oxford University, Lucy Hawking became a journalist. She has worked for New York Magazine and has written for the Daily Mail, The Telegraph, The Times, and the London Evening Standard. She has also worked as a radio journalist. She has written two novels: Jaded (2004) and Run for Your Life (2005), wh...
Title:George's Secret Key to the Universe
Format:Audio Book (CD)
Product dimensions:5.75 X 5.12 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:5.75 X 5.12 X 1 in
Published:October 23, 2007
Publisher:S&S Audio
Appropriate for ages:8
ISBN - 13:9780743571616

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