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  • Published: 9 January 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241415344
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 368

Unlocking the Universe




From the brilliant Lucy Hawking and her father, the world's most beloved scientist Professor Stephen Hawking, comes the ultimate children's guide to the universe.

Have you ever wondered how the universe began? Or what it takes to put humans on the moon - or even on Mars? What would you do if you could travel through space and time?

Embark on the adventure of a lifetime in this beautiful collection of up-to-the-minute essays by the world's leading scientists including Professor Stephen Hawking himself, plus mind-blowing facts and out-of-this-world colour photographs.

  • Pub date: 9 January 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241415344
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 368

About the Authors

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking was a brilliant theoretical physicist and is generally considered to have been one of the world's greatest thinkers. He held the position of Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge for thirty years and is the author of A Brief History of Time which was an international bestseller. His other books for the general reader include A Briefer History of Time, the essay collection Black Holes and Baby Universe, The Universe in a Nutshell, The Grand Design, and Black Holes: The BBC Reith Lectures.
He died on 14 March, 2018.

Lucy and Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking (Author)
STEPHEN HAWKING was a brilliant theoretical physicist, generally considered to have been one of the world's greatest thinkers. He was Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and is the author of A Brief History of Time which was an international bestseller. His other books for the general reader include A Briefer History of Time, the essay collection Black Holes and Baby Universe, The Universe in a Nutshell, and Brief Answers to the Big Questions.
He died on 14 March, 2018.

Lucy Hawking (Author)
LUCY HAWKING is a children's writer, the co-creator of non-fiction compendium Unlocking the Universe and the George fiction series, with her father Stephen Hawking. Lucy is a former journalist, having written widely for British newspapers, and she gives regular talks about science and stories to audiences all over the world.


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