Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE is a space scientist whose passion is presenting science to a general audience. Her BBC 2 programme "Do We Really Need the Moon?" earned Maggie the talkback Thames new talent award. She went on to present"Do We Really Need Satellites?" and Channel 4's "Brave New World". She is currently Presenter of BBC 4's 'Sky at Night'. Maggie studied at Imperial College where she obtained her degree in Physics and PhD in Mechanical Engineering.
This lavishly produced volume takes the reader on an exquisitely pictorial journey through the cosmos [...] certainly a beautiful and comprehensive guide that would grace any astronomer's library -- Steve Richards * BBC Sky at Night * There is much to admire about this book. Authored by a collection of experts and brilliantly illustrated with enticing diagrams and images, the two aspects come together to educate us on all things stars while remaining easy to follow * How It Works *