Rocket Science for the Rest of Us

Rocket Science for the Rest of Us

Published by DK Children

By Ben Gilliland

RRP: $15.99

Book description

Want to understand black holes, antimatter, physics, and space exploration? Looking for a common sense guide to quantum physics that you can actually understand? Rocket Science for the Rest of Us is the book you're looking for! Get a grip on even the most mysterious and complex sciences with Ben Gilliland's guide to dark matter, exo-planets, Planck time, earth sciences, and more.

You'll hear yourself saying, "I get it now!" again and again as you explore the fun graphics and clear explanations in Rocket Science for the Rest of Us. Whether you want to impress your friends with your knowledge of quantum physics, finally know what a black hole actually is, or just learn more about the universe that's all around us, Rocket Science for the Rest of Us breaks it all down so science and physics are easy to understand. You're not a rocket scientist? So what! That doesn't mean you can't understand it!

Author Bio:

Ben Gilliland is a freelance writer and illustrator specializing in science communication. He writes for Metro daily newspaper in the UK and he has his own website, He is the author of DK's 100 People Who Made History. In 2013, Ben was awarded the Sir Arthur Clarke Award for Achievement in Space Media.


"Detailed diagrams are one of the book's strongest points, as they provide the clearest explanations of difficult physics concepts." - Booklist