30 breakthrough theories for junior geniuses explained in half a minute
In this perfect book for smartypants and eggheads everywhere, great science ideas from ancient Greece to the present day are clearly outlined and explained. Ideas about motion, gravity, DNA, nuclear energy, antimatter and more are concisely covered across 30 key topics. Each idea is explained in neat 30-second soundbites and supported by 3-second flash summaries and cool, colourful artwork. The attention-grabbing format conveys these clever concepts clearly, giving an immediate grasp to readers aged from 8 up. Six themed sections cover scientific theories from Ancient Greece and the Scientific Revolution, right up to the present day.
Mike Goldsmith is a qualified astrophysicist and established children’s science author and consultant. Twice nominated for the Junior Aventis Science Prize, he has written for Scholastic, Kingfisher and Hodder Wayland amongst others.
Melvyn Evans is an illustrator and printmaker whose distinctive artwork has appeared in a range of media, from advertising to children’s books.