Cosmic Wonder: Our Place in the Epic Story of the Universe

Nathan Hellner-Mestelman

April 2024

Embark on a humorous and detailed cosmic journey with science writer Nathan Hellner-Mestelman in Cosmic Wonder: Our Place in the Epic Story of the Universe. From the absurd speeds of our tiny planet to the depths of the universe, this guide offers a funny, deep, and insightful exploration.

Warning: Prepare for an existential crisis as you ponder our cosmic origins, connections—and the riveting cascade of destruction that binds us to the cosmos. Buckle up for a brain-tingling rollercoaster ride to the edge of the universe and back.

Nathan Hellner-Mestelman is an avid writer and science communicator, aged 16. A contributor to Sky's Up and the former SkyNews magazine, he is a member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and does outreach at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory. His work has been featured in the Lonely Planet Anthology, Physics World Magazine, and Math Horizons, and his recent award-winning film, Universe Versus You, has been screened at film festivals internationally. He lives in Victoria, B.C.

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Format: Trade paper

Size: 8 x 5 in.

Pages: 215

What they say
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"Imbued with dry-wit humour, and a soupçon of existential dread, Cosmic Wonder manages to be both sobering and reverential as it explores these rich areas of scientific inquiry. Hellner-Mestelman’s illustrations bring to life some of the trickier concepts..." Read more here.

—Meaghan Thurston, mRb


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