What is motion?Why is every snowflake different?Why is life symmetrical?
To answer these and many other questions, Professor Brian Cox uncovers some of the most extraordinary natural events here on Earth and in the Universe beyond.
From the immensity of the Universe, the roundness of Earth to the shape of every single snowflake, the forces of nature shape everything we see. Pushed to extremes, the results are astonishing. In seeking to understand the everyday world, the colours, structure, behaviour and history of our home, we develop the knowledge and techniques necessary to step beyond the everyday and approach the Universe beyond.
From the great plains of the Serengeti, the volcanoes of Indonesia and the precipitous cliffs in Nepal, to the humpback whales of the Caribbean and the northern lights of the Arctic, Brian will answer questions on Earth that will illuminate our understanding of the Universe.
A breath-taking and beautiful exploration of our planet, this ground-breaking book accompanies the BBC1 TV series, providing the deepest answers to the simplest questions.
Think you know our planet?
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 270 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm