From particles to supernovas and black holes, this book lifts the lid on space science, giving you the chance to explore key theories about the Universe. Whether you want to know what spring is like on Mars, how stars are made, or what shape the Universe is, this book explains the science using clear, accessible language and images, including photographs from the Hubble Space Telescope. You can explore and test scientific principles in the experiments in each section - from creating a lunar eclipse to testing for microbes on Mars. Authoritative and down-to-earth coverage of astronomy, physics and cosmology means that you can find out why science matters and how it helps to explain the Universe. From atoms and matter to magnetism and electricity, you'll find great examples of space science in action. You'll also be able to get involved in demonstrations and practical experiments.