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Uncle Albert and the Quantum Quest Hardcover – February 2, 1994


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  • Hardcover: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Faber Children's Books (February 2, 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0571170668
  • ISBN-13: 978-0571170661
  • Product Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.2 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8.5 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,509,034 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"'The marvellous Uncle Albert books have made quantum physics and relativity fun for countless children.' Sunday Times; 'Enough to make a parent weep with gratitude.' Guardian" --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Russell Stannard is Emeritus Professor of Physics at the Open University. He has travelled widely in Europe and the USA, researching high energy nuclear physics. He has received the Templeton UK project award and spent a year in America as a visiting fellow at the Center of Theological Theory, Princeton. He was awarded an OBE for services to physics and the popularisation of science. Married with four children of his own and three stepchildren, he vividly remembers the excitement of discovering Einstein's theories for the first time and he is dedicated to passing this inspiration on to new generations. The Time and Space of Uncle Albert was shortlisted for both the Science Award and the Whitbread Award, and his books have been translated into seventeen different languages. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Kelly KS Clausius on December 16, 2011
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Uncle Albert is a GREAT way to introduce elementry school kids to higher level science in a really fun way! My son has been reading over and over again for the last 5 years. He has even corrected his one of his science teachers.
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Bought this book for my grandkids. Really great read at nap time or a good night relaxing story. The flow of the story is quite good. A good read for the adult who does not know much about black holes. It's not your standard super hero comic book, but if you read it they hear. It is surprising how much they observe and understand.
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