Everything You Know About Space Is Wrong

By Matt Brown (Author)

Price$12.95

Format Hardcover

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Everything You Know About Space Is Wrong

by Matt Brown

$12.95

Hardcover

Barnes and Noble Indiebound
OVERVIEW
Matt Brown goes where no one has gone before to bring us an entertaining compendium of amazing facts about our planet, the universe, and everything in between!
 
Think that the vacuum of space would make your blood boil and your head explode? (It won’t.) Or that astronauts float in space because of zero gravity? (No—they’re not floating, they’re falling.) Thanks to sci-fi films and TV shows, most of us have many misconceptions about the cosmos—from traveling through wormholes to blowing up asteroids. Chock-full of facts about the universe and how it works, this illuminating book guides you through the mine of misinformation to answer such questions as whether we will meet aliens in our lifetime (SETI predicts we'll find evidence of ET by 2040!), what happens in the center of the black hole, and why Mercury is not the hottest planet in the solar system.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)

Matt Brown has been a scientific editor, writer, and event host, working for Reed Elsevier and Nature Publishing Group. He served as the Royal Institution’s quizmaster for three years, and has also put on science quizzes for the Royal Society, the Manchester Science Museum, and the Hunterian Museum. In addition to making contributions to several popular science books, Matt has written extensively about London. His previous solo books include London Night and Day and Everything You Know About London Is Wrong (both Batsford). He remains Editor-at-Large of Londonist.com.

Pub Date: 5/1/2018

ISBN: 9781849944304

Price: $12.95 / $17.50 CAN

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 160 pages, 50 2-color illus.

Trim: 5.375 x 7.5 Inches

Territories: US/Can/Mexico/South & Central America

Category: Science & Nature / Astronomy

Publisher: Batsford

Series: Everything You Know Is Wrong