Author Anne Rooney follows the story of physics from the earliest societies to the current day, discovering the entrancing appeal of the secrets that rule the universe. Writing in a straightforward way that is easy to understand, the author takes the reader on a journey of discovery from the birth of physics and early astronomy, to where we are now as we endeavour to makes sense of dark matter and dark energy, black holes and whatever may lie beyond the universe.
Anne Rooney is a full-time author living in Cambridge, England with a menagerie of animals and daughters. She sulks all winter and flourishes in the sunshine.
Before becoming a writer, she studied and taught medieval English and French literature. She writes short books for short children, longer books for longer children, and books of any length for adults, without regard to the size of the reader.
Her website is http://www.annerooney.co.uk. She blogs as Stroppy Author at http://stroppyauthor.blogspot.com. She is a Royal Literary Fund Fellow and Lector, and member of the Royal Literature Society, Society of Authors, Scattered Authors Society and National Union of Journalists.