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Fun Science: A Guide to Life, the Universe, and Why Science is so Awesome

Fun Science: A Guide to Life, the Universe, and Why Science is so Awesome

I'm Charlie, also known across the Internet as charlieissocoollike. In my book, I'll be taking you on [a] ... journey through the cosmos, beginning with the Big Bang through to the solar system and the origins of life on Earth, all the way down to the particles that make up every... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781849498029
Barcode 9781849498029
Published 20 October 2016 by Quadrille Publishing Ltd
Format Hardback
Author(s) By McDonnell, Charlie
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ISBN-13 9781849498029
ISBN-10 1849498024
Stock Available
Status Title is temporarily out of stock
Publisher Quadrille Publishing Ltd
Imprint Quadrille Publishing Ltd
Publication Date 20 October 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By McDonnell, Charlie
Category Popular Science
Humour
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 28mm
Weight 740g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Popular works, Science, SCIENCE
NBS Text Popular Science
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 500
Catalogue Code 704216

Description of this Book

Welcome, fellow humans (and others), to the the world of FUN SCIENCE! I'm Charlie, also known across the internet as charlieissocoollike.In my book, I'll be taking you on an awesome journey through the cosmos, beginning with the Big Bang through to the Solar System and the origins of life on Earth, all the way down to the particles that make up everything around us (including you and me!).Expect frequent digressions, tons of illustrations of not-so-sciencey things (NB a microwave flying through space), and pages packed with my all time favorite mind-bending science facts.So, get ready for a faster-than-the-speed of-light (OK, not quite) tour of all of the best and most interesting things that science has to offer us... and most importantly: WELCOME TO THE UNIVERSE!(Written by a Science Fan NOT at scientist!)

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review it's easy to be carried along by the jokes only to realize several pages in that you're learning a ton. A science lover will like this, but a lot of readers will become science lovers after starting here. - BookPage
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Charlie McDonnell is a Vlogger, Filmmaker and Musician from Bath, who resides in London. Charlieissocoollike currently has 2.3m YouTube subscribers and 670k followers on Twitter, 208k on Instagram and 310k on Facebook. Charlie, who started posting YouTube videos in 2007, became the first Video Blogger in the UK to reach one million YouTube subscribers. Beyond his own channel, Charlie has worked on many online video projects, notably Science of Attraction, hosted by Derren Brown, and a vlog series from behind the scenes of Doctor Who for the BBC. He's also worked with many brands to produce videos for his own channel, including Microsoft, Pixar and Disney and is a regular participant in Radio 1's Internet Takeover show. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging out with his girlfriend and their cat, Gideon.

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