Collins Shorts – insight in an instant.
Professor Brian Cox shows us our universe as we've never seen it before. In this short he explains how this vast and complex universe – the subject of human fascination and scientific exploration for thousands of years – will end. Taken from his bestselling, mind-blowing exploration of space, Wonders of the Universe.
Collins Shorts are a fresh look at the ebook short, with the emphasis on vibrant design, animated content and expert authors who can provide accessible insight. They satisfy your thirst for knowledge without the need for time commitment.
This ebook will work on all e-readers but delivers its full punch on devices that support colour and animation. Please note the extent is between 20 to 40 pages, depending on your settings.
Praise for Professor Brian Cox’s previous books:
‘If you didn’t utter a wow watching the TV, you will while reading the book.’
‘Engaging, ambitious and creative’
‘In this book of the acclaimed BBC2 TV series, Professor Cox shows us the cosmos as we have never seen it before – a place full of the most bizarre and powerful natural phenomena.’
‘Will entertain and delight … what a priceless gift that would be.’
Independent on Sunday
About the author
Professor Brian Cox, OBE is a particle physicist, a Royal Society research fellow, and a professor at the University of Manchester as well as researcher on one of the most ambitious experiments on Earth, the ATLAS experiment on the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland. He is best known to the public as a science broadcaster and presenter of the highly popular BBC2 series ‘Wonders of the Solar System’. He was also the keyboard player in the UK pop band D:Ream in the 1990s.
Short and Simple
As a short summery book it's very good, and it doesn't assume any mathematical knowledge of the reader.
But if you have watched/ read 'Destiny' from 'Wonders of the Universe' you won't learn anything knew. If you haven't though, and you want a quick simple book to explain the predictions of the future of the universe; this one is pretty good.
How the universe will end
Prof Brian cox delivers a short, understandable and fascinating read into our long distant fate. A good quick read
Great book for 99p bit short but then it was only 99p