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The Speed of Starlight

An Exploration of Physics, Sound, Light, and Space

Colin Stuart, Ximo Abadia (Illustrator)


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A contemporary exploration of physics, light, and sound told through stunning graphic artwork.

Designed to present physics in a totally new way, this book explores the topics of physics, light, and sound alongside incredible artwork from Ximo Abadía. Visualize sonar sound, discover the speed of light, and understand basic quantum physics with easy-to-understand, engaging text by acclaimed science writer Colin Stuart. Impressive design meets exciting content in this title that will truly captivate and inspire.

Praise For The Speed of Starlight: An Exploration of Physics, Sound, Light, and Space

A stylish-looking compilation of physics facts. Stuart and Abadía have created a visually striking book of trivia around the general topic of physics, touching on a few other sciences along the way.
—Kirkus Reviews

Big Picture Press, 9781536208559, 80pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2019

About the Author

Colin Stuart is a renowned astronomy speaker and best-selling author. He was a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and a 2014 runner-up for the European Astronomy Journalism Prize. He lives in London.

Ximo Abadía is a highly acclaimed artist whose work was selected for the Bologna Illustrators Exhibition in 2017. He lives in Spain.