George and his best friend, Annie have been selected as junior astronauts - part of a programme that trains up young people for a trip to Mars in the future. This is everything they've ever wanted - they get to be a part of up-to-the minute space discoveries and meet a bunch of new friends who are as fascinated by the universe as they are.But when they arrive at space camp, George and Annie quickly learn that strange things are happening - on Earth as well as up in our skies. Mysterious space missions are happening in secret, and the astronaut training they're undertaking gets scarier and scarier . . .The fifth adventure in this series by Lucy and Stephen Hawking - also containing up-to-the-minute scientific facts and information by the world's leading scientists.
Attention ! Évènement ! Nouveau tome dans la série best-seller de Stephen Hawking, qui rend les mystères de la science accessibles aux enfants... et aux parents ! Georges et Annie sont de retour ! Cette fois, il se passe des choses étranges à Oxford : les distributeurs de banque offrent leurs billets au tout-venant, les caisses des supermarchés n'enregistrent plus les opérations et les avions refusent de voler... Quel chaos ! Il semblerait que les plus puissants ordinateurs du monde aient été piratés. Georges et Annie vont devoir voyager encore plus loin dans l'espace pour découvrir ce qui se cache derrière tout ça...
Attention ! Évènement ! Nouveau tome dans la série best-seller de Stephen Hawking. Georges et Annie participent à un programme pour astronautes en herbe. Objectif : la planète Mars ! Mais à peine arrivés au centre de formation, ils apprennent l'existence d'une étrange mission secrète. Quelque chose ne tourne pas rond sur la base spatiale Kosmodrome 2...
Take a rollercoaster ride through the vastness of space and, in the midst of an exciting adventure, discover the mysteries of physics, science and the universe with George, his new friends next door - the scientist Eric and his daughter, Annie - and a super-intelligent computer called Cosmos, which can take them to the edge of a black hole and back again. Or can it? And who else would like to get their hands on Cosmos? A funny and hugely informative romp through space, time and the universe.
George and his best friend Annie haven't had any space adventures for a while and they're missing the excitement. But not for long . . .
Seriously strange things start happening. Banks are handing out free money; supermarkets can't charge for their produce so people are getting free food; and aircraft are refusing to fly. It looks like the world's biggest and best computers have all been hacked.
George and Annie will travel further into space than ever before in order to find out who is behind it.
Meet George. He's an ordinary boy with an incredible secret - the power to go on intergalactic adventures!
Join him as he battles a sinister rebel-scientist, who's hell bent on sabotaging the most exciting - and dangerous - experiment of the century.
A deadly bomb is ticking. The whole world is watching. Can George stop the second big bang?
Featuring the latest scientific theories - plus all-new content about the Higgs boson!
'We are going,' said Annie, 'on a great cosmic journey. So listen up, Savers of Planet Earth, and prepare to meet the Universe.' George's best friend Annie needs help. Her scientist father, Eric, is working on a space project - and it's all going wrong. A robot has landed on Mars, but is behaving very oddly. And now Annie has discovered something wierd on her dad's super-computer.
Is it a message from an alien? Could there be life out there? How do you find a planet in outer space? And if you could talk to aliens, what would you say?