“Elegant, heartfelt, academic, and profound” —Self-Publishing Review
“Each discovery that Horner narrates incites excitement and awe . . . Short Stories of Space brings out the inner child in all of us'” —The Book Review Directory
Short Stories of Space takes readers on a fascinating, reflective journey into seven essential, real-life space and astronomy events of the past year.
- Could ancient life still exist in the atmosphere of Venus?
- Does our understanding of the Universe’s history need to be revised?
- What are the implications of the first private launch of astronauts to the International Space Station for our future in space?
Each story delves into the science, politics, and history behind the news headlines, while bringing to life the space research you may have missed. Author and trained astrophysicist Piers Horner provides fresh perspectives on what these exciting topics mean for our society, for science, and for the nature of human wonder, making them suitable for both a general audience and seasoned enthusiasts alike.