‘Chasing the Moon’ Review: The History of Spaceflight

Chasing the Moon is a well-researched account of humanity’s journey to the Moon and its long history. Through an astute attention to detail and a large collection of historic imagery, this full story of the space age demands to be read. Chasing the Moon: The People, the Politics, and the Promise That Launched America into…

‘Fire in the Sky’ Review: An Entertaining Guide to All Things Asteroid

Fire in the Sky is an entertaining look at the history of comets, meteors and asteroids, and their place in Earth’s past, present and future. Dillow writes in an accessible, down-to-earth tone, shedding light on the many wonders of these mysterious objects that haunt science fiction novels and movies. You’ll finish the book with a…

‘The Moon’ Review: The Past, Present & Future of Our Lunar Obsession

The Moon is a comprehensive guide that goes beyond the scientific, detailing the history of our race to the surface and the many behind-the-scenes advances required to get there. The book takes a scientific and cultural approach to the subject matter, showing the human curiosity that fueled our lunar obsession. By detailing past, present, and…

‘Einstein’s War’ Review: A Side of Relativity You’ve Never Seen

Einstein’s War is a comprehensive account of the many factors influencing Einstein’s theory of relativity. At times, it’s difficult to wrap your head around the science and mathematics involved, but this historical account breaks down some of the mystery. Einstein’s War: How Relativity Triumphed Amid the Vicious Nationalism of World War I By Matthew Stanley…

‘The Only Living Girl Volume 1’ Review: Science Amidst Chaos

The Only Living Girl Volume 1 follows a young girl who is a brilliant scientist on another world beyond Earth. She’s inquisitive and incredibly smart, using her skills to problem solve in dangerous situations. With such a scientific mind at the forefront, this becomes a teaching piece at times, showing how scientific curiosity typically unfolds from…

‘Superlative’ Review: Chasing Extremes in the Natural World

Superlative follows its title expertly, detailing the many species and biological marvels that fall within the extremes of their respective genera. It’s a fascinating book written in a down-to-earth style that’s filled with the excitement and wonder of a scientist’s inner child. At the end, you’ll understand how amazing the world truly is and how…

‘The Underfoot’ Review: Hamster Mercenaries on Display

I loved everything about The Underfoot series. The concept of hamster mercenaries is incredibly intriguing, and the story is so much more. There’s a real depth to the writing, showing us the struggles of surviving in a big world when you’re so small. Everything feels epic, from the dialogue to the battles to the consequences…