🏆 2023 BIBA® Non-Fiction: Science/Astronomy Winner!
Our relationship with the Moon is complicated. We’re spellbound by the magic of something we don’t really understand or appreciate. Imagine a mysterious force that has been guiding humanity since its emergence. Then imagine another force responsible for preserving all life on the planet. Would we view the Moon differently if it happened to be the source of two amazing powers? We should.
Secrets of the Moon travels beyonds legends and astronomy to find the Moon is everywhere we turn. It’s a book for anybody that has stared at the Moon and wondered if there’s more. Take a journey to the Moon like the trailblazing astronauts from the past and take it apart one rock at a time. See how the Moon keeps changing through history and how it changed us. Find out why it scares us, intrigue us, and discover its lost name. See how the Moon created the dueling worlds of superstition and science and learn why we lost interest in the Moon just when it was getting interesting.
Andrew Osiow was born in Yorkshire England and grew up on a farm before immigrating to the United States at the age of 10. Equally interested in technology and art, he has worked in the computer graphic entertainment industry for most of his career. A chance opportunity to teach allowed him to discover the true gift of teaching is learning from his students. An admitted sci-fi nerd, he enjoys the wealth of ideas that came from the golden age of science fiction that coincidentally ran straight through the Apollo Moon era. Although young at the time,he’s proud to have some early memories of the first time we went to the Moon.