Beloved science commentator Bob McDonald takes us on a tour of our galaxy, unravelling the mysteries of the universe and helping us navigate our place among the stars. With clarity, wisdom, and a great deal of enthusiasm, McDonald explores the curiosities of the big blue planet we call home as well as our galactic neighbours - from Martian caves to storm clouds on Jupiter to the nebulae at the far end of the universe. So if you're pondering how to become an astronaut, or what dark matter really is, or how an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs, look no further. This guide is sure to satisfy science readers of all ages, and to remind us earthbound terrestrials just how special our place in the universe truly is.
Physical Description:x, 225 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm