This book is about viruses and was written during the Covid-19 pandemic. Learn about bacteria and viruses – from the common cold to smallpox, polio, Ebola and the Zika virus. Then meet some of the scientists who discovered ways to prevent these diseases, and those who are working with viruses today. With carefully adapted text,
Unlocking the Universe takes us on a journey through space and time. It starts 13.8 billion years ago with the Big Bang, which led to the stars, the planets and our Solar System. Then it explores our Solar System and other solar systems – the ones we know, and others we have yet to find.