Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System
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An inter-stellar and stand-out addition to the world of non-fiction; Dr Maggie is a revelation in the STEM world. A book that will leave its readers informed, inspired, intrigued and itching to find out as much as they can about the wonders of our Solar System and beyond. An inspiring woman full of knowledge ready to ensure there is a new generation of astronauts, scientists and astrophysicists!
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Maggie is committed to inspiring new generations of astronauts, engineers and scientists through her 'Tours of the Universe'. As well as fronting The Sky at Night, Maggie has appeared in numerous programmes including Stargazing Live and Doctor Who Confidential. This fantastic, imaginative reference book would be a wonderful resource in the classroom and treasured by any young person with an interest in space.She is currently presenting the new series of The Sky At Night on BBC 4 and Mini Stargazing for CBeebies. For Art Prints please allow 5 working days for unframed prints and 15 working days for framed prints/ stretched canvas. also BBC 2) and was one of the Scientists on Channel 4’s Brave New World as well as regular stints on The One Show .
This mind-blowing book invites readers to join BBC presenter, renowned space scientist Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (MBE) on an epic journey through the Solar System - visiting planets, moons, asteroids and satellites, and travelling to places where no human has been before. She has worked as a space scientist for many years on projects such as the James Webb Space telescope. Each page is packed full of interesting information written in an accessible style and accompanied by fabulous illustrations, diagrams and photographs, which help bring the experience to life.Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock is a space scientist whose passion is presenting science to a general audience and demonstrating that you ‘don’t need a brain the size of a small planet’ to understand, participate in and enjoy science.
She already has another book by this author which loves and I’m sure she’ll enjoy this one even though it is held out to be for 8-11 year olds. Maggie is a pioneering figure in promoting science to the public and runs her own company engaging children and adults all over the world with the wonders of space science. This book breaks down some really complicated science into bitesize chunks that children can process and use.Discover how we could live on Mars, learn about the hunt for a mysterious super-Earth, have a snowball fight on Mercury, climb the tallest mountain in the Solar System and much, much more. She then embarks on the journey of a lifetime from Earth to the outer edge of the Oort Cloud, located around 15 trillion km away, via the sun, moon, planets, satellites and asteroid belts. Along the way, kids can discover how we could live on Mars, learn about the hunt for a mysterious super-Earth, have a snowball fight on Mercury, climb the tallest mountain in the Solar System and much, much more.