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Professor Kompressor is an inventor. He is excellent at inventing, but the inventions are not always excellent.
When the Professor sets out to improve the world, unexpected things happen. Making your mechanical helper too clever might be an obvious a mistake, but who would have known that tinkering with an old Volkswagen Beetle could turn out to be so dangerous?
And who would have thought that a time machine would turn out to be such a waste of... well... time?
Professor Kompressor is a fictional character but his adventures are inspired by ideas from science and the modern world. They show that you can have a lot of fun with science and technology, especially if you allow for a little bit of creative mis-interpretation.
A book that entertains children of all ages from Professor Nils Andersson, an authority on matters of gravity and the extremes of our weird and wonderful Universe.
"The best professor ever!"
"A well told story that will make you laugh."
"The story line makes young ones think, encourages them to believe in themselves and their ideas more, and is good fun too!"
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Nils Andersson was born in 1964 in a small town in Sweden. He grew up, as people tend to do, formed a range of opinions about this, that and the other, and eventually went to Uppsala University to study physics. Unable to contemplate a real job, he left his homeland after finishing his PhD in 1991. Having roamed the world for a few years, he settled in the United Kingdom where he now works as a professor of Mathematics (not a real job!). He has always loved books, in all shapes and sizes, and probably reads a bit too much for his own good. Most of the stuff he writes can be found in science journals, and tends to be awfully technical (perhaps boring) on things like dead stars, black holes and waves of gravity. This has made him wonder what it would be like to write a "real" book. Maybe one day he will find out...
Nils is convinced that he used to be able to fly when he was little. He has a very clear memory of what it feels like to float up in the air and do somersaults and stuff. Sadly, he now understands how gravity works and absolutely can't fly.
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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. This item is printed on demand. Seller Inventory # zk148397751X
Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M148397751X