Black Holes and Uncle Albert

Russell Stannard
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ISBN 9780571226146 Format Paperback
Published 07/04/2005 Length 160 pages

About Book

Book Two in the bestselling Uncle Albert science/adventure series.

Uncle Albert and his intrepid niece Gedanken make some astonishing discoveries when they set out on their next mission: to investigate the universe . . .

Discover black holes that swallow up everything, tape measures that shrink when you take them downstairs, speeded-up time, and how it is that you are made of stardust in this adventure story set in deepest space.

  • About Russell Stannard

    Russell Stannard is Emeritus Professor of Physics at the Open University. He has travelled widely in Europe and the USA, researching high energy nuclear physics. He has received the Templeton UK project award and spent a year in America as a visiting fellow at the Center of Theological Theory, Princeton. He was awarded an OBE for services to physics and the popularisation of science. Married with four children of his own and three stepchildren, he vividly remembers the excitement of discovering Einstein's theories for the first time and he is dedicated to passing this inspiration on to new generations. The Time and Space of Uncle Albert was shortlisted for both the Science Award and the Whitbread Award, and his books have been translated into seventeen different languages.

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