'George's Secret Key to the Universe' Inscribed Hardback Book

Whole Object Name

'George's Secret Key to the Universe' Inscribed Hardback Book

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Space Memorabilia

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Hardback copy of ‘George’s Secret Key to the Universe’ by Professor Stephen Hawking, his daughter Lucy Hawking, and Christophe Galfard. The title page has the inscription: ‘To the National Space Centre, with cosmic wishes.’ It has been signed by Lucy Hawking and it has the right thumb print of Stephen hawking, dated 12/12/2008.

The book aims to explain theoretical physics in a way that is accessible to young readers aged ten and up. It is written as a story, but it also has factual sections and images throughout. It is followed by five sequels, ‘George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt’, ‘George and the Big Bang’, ‘George and the Unbreakable Code’, ‘George and the Blue Moon’, and ‘George and the Ship.’

Stephen Hawking was a world-renowned theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author. His works of popular science are more well known than his children’s fiction. His book ‘A Brief History of Time’ spent a record breaking 237 weeks on the Sunday Times best-seller list.

Object number

2019-14
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