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Marcus Chown - Author


Marcus Chown is an award-winning writer and broadcaster. Formerly a radio astronomer at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, he is currently cosmology consultant of the weekly science magazine New Scientist. He is the author of the bestselling Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You, The Never Ending Days of Being Dead and The Magic Furnace. He also wrote The Solar System, the bestselling app for iPad, which won the Future Book Award 2011.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Marcus Chown

The Ascent of Gravity The Quest to Understand the Force That Explains Everything by Marcus Chown
The Ascent of Gravity The Quest to Understand the Force That Explains Everything
Marcus Chown
Award-winning writer Marcus Chown takes us on an unforgettable journey from the recognition of the 'force' of gravity in 1666 to the discovery of gravitational waves in 2015. And, as we stand on the brink of a seismic revolution in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017
What a Wonderful World Life, the Universe and Everything in a Nutshell by Marcus Chown
What a Wonderful World Life, the Universe and Everything in a Nutshell
Marcus Chown
Marcus Chown modestly claims that his skill lays in explaining complex issues for the non-expert - and he is very good indeed at that. His use of example to make a point, the addition of a vast frame of reference...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
What a Wonderful World One Man's Attempt to Explain the Big Stuff by Marcus Chown
What a Wonderful World One Man's Attempt to Explain the Big Stuff
Marcus Chown
November 2013 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. A brilliant book that makes you realise, with more than a hint of humour, how much you don’t know. Why do we breathe? What is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2013

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