George's Secret Key to the Universe

bySTEPHEN HAWKING, Lucy HawkingIllustratorGarry Gary Parsons

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. Garry 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.
Stephen William Hawking was born on January 8, 1942 in Oxford, England. As a student at Oxford University, Hawking studied Physics, and after three years was awarded a first class honors degree in Natural Science. After gaining a Ph.D. from Cambridge, Hawking became a Research Fellow, and later on a Professional Fellow at Gonville and ...
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Title:George's Secret Key to the Universe
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:304 pages, 8.5 X 6 X 1.1 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 8.5 X 6 X 1.1 in
Published:October 23, 2007
Publisher:Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:8
ISBN - 13:9781416954620

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