Am I Made of Stardust?: Dr Maggie Answers the Big Questions for Young Scientists

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Am I Made of Stardust?: Dr Maggie Answers the Big Questions for Young Scientists

Am I Made of Stardust?: Dr Maggie Answers the Big Questions for Young Scientists

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Captured by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope in 2011, this image of the North America Nebula shows a cluster of young stars (about one million years old).

Climate change is creating deserts and dead zones, and hunting is driving many species to the brink of extinction. Fill out the form below and we'll work with our scientists to answer some of them in our online magazine Discover or on our YouTube channel. When those stars went supernova - exploded powerfully - and expelled the elements they had produced, they seeded the next generation of stars.The Oxford Trust is a charity and our Science Oxford team could not deliver its education and engagement programmes without the fantastic support of a multitude of partners. Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock is a real-life space scientist (you may have seen her on the TV) with a passion for sharing the wonders of space and science.

This excellent book presents Dr Maggie’s answers to some brilliant questions asked by children, from “Did a person drive a car on the moon? To reverse the damage we've done and protect the future, we need the knowledge that comes from scientific discovery.The burning that takes place inside stars draws on a huge amount of fuel and creates an enormous amount of energy.

Award-winning scientist and BBC broadcaster Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (MBE) is here to answer all the questions curious kids will ever have about the Universe. Written in Dr Maggie’s fun, accessible style, and featuring out-of-this-world illustrations throughout, it’s guaranteed to bring the wonders of space and science to life for young readers. Pollution has caused toxic air in our cities, and farming and logging have wreaked havoc on our forests.About 2,400 massive stars in the centre of the nebula produce intense radiation and powerful 'winds' of ejected material. When that happens to really big stars you can get some really, really spectacular supernovas,' Ashley says. A fascinating, gruesome, and utterly hilarious book filled with facts all about slime - from the slime sun-cream made by hippos to the monstrous fatberg hiding under the streets of London. When stars die and lose their mass, all the elements that had been generated inside are swept out into space. Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (MBE) is a space scientist, celebrated STEM educator and communicator, and presenter of the long-standing BBC’s The Sky at Night.

This is the first time in Earth's history that a single species - humanity - has brought such disaster upon the natural world. We were fortunate to meet Dr Maggie and listen to her talk at the beautiful Sheldonian Theatre during the Oxford Literary Festival, along with a theatre full of young people and their families. From black holes to dining experiences on the International Space Station, this wonderful volume from a prize-winning scientist and broadcaster collates tons of thrilling information for aspiring astronauts. So it's very likely that there are a whole bunch of different stars that have contributed the elements we see in our own solar system, our planet and those found within you. This book is full of wondrous facts, questions and answers about space, spacecrafts and galaxies far, far away.In 1987 there was a supernova that actually made it possible for scientists to watch and record a ring of material being ejected, but this kind of occurrence is rare. With NASA recently announcing the first woman and the first African American astronauts assigned to a lunar mission, the Artemis-II, on the first crewed voyage around the moon in more than 50 years, the big dream of a trip to Space may be within closer reach of more young people. This process has been going on for something like 13 billion years and our solar system is thought to have formed only 4. Mae’r llyfr rhagorol hwn yn cyflwyno atebion Dr Maggie i rai cwestiynau penigamp, o ‘Wnaeth rhywun yrru car ar y lleuad? At that point only the lightest elements existed, such as hydrogen, helium and minuscule amounts of lithium.



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