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The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey through Space, Time, and Beyond

Christophe Galfard

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ISBN 10: 1504684354 / ISBN 13: 9781504684354
Published by Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2016
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Title: The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey through...

Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Publication Date: 2016

Binding: MP3 CD

Book Condition:Good

Edition: Unabridged MP3CD.

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Christophe Galfard's mission in life is to spread modern scientific ideas to the general public in entertaining ways. Using his considerable skills as a brilliant theoretical physicist and successful young-adult author, The Universe in Your Hand employs the immediacy of simple, direct language to show us, not explain to us, the theories that underpin everything we know about our universe. To understand what happens to a dying star, we are asked to picture ourselves floating in space in front of it. To get acquainted with the quantum world, we are shrunk to the size of an atom. Galfard renders these astoundingly complex ideas in an immediate and visceral way.

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Christophe Galfard holds a PhD in theoretical physics from Cambridge University. He is coauthor with Stephen Hawking and his daughter on their first YA book, George's Secret Key to the Universe. In the past few years, he has given talks, and written a live show, about our universe attended by more than 130,000 people, of all ages and educational backgrounds.

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