Take a thrilling trip through space with this out-of-this-world guide to the cosmos, filled with fascinating facts, figures and dazzling NASA images.
Travel back in time to the Big Bang, and learn about the formation of the universe. Explore the baffling world of
black holes, and find out how scientists are searching for alien life. Discover the strangest sights of the universe,
from quirky quasars to clouds that smell like raspberries. Get answers to questions such as:
* What happened after the Big Bang?
* How is the universe like a chocolate chip cookie?
* Why can't we see black holes?
* What is dark matter?
* How might the universe end?
This book is jam packed with NASA photography, key terms explained simply and fascinating, number-based space facts and figures for all aspiring astronaughts and science whizz kids.