The results are in for the intergalactic SuperStar contest and everyone's anxious to find out which 15 lucky stars have been chosen most extreme. The competition is tough, but there's no doubt these are the wildest stars in space. In his new book "SuperStars!", space expert David Aguilar brings you up close and personal with the most extreme stars in the Milky Way. You'll meet the oldest, friendliest, most immortal, and strangest stars in the sky, not to mention the 'Alien Block Party' - the star most likely to harbor life. Featuring profiles of winners in categories such as 'Great Balls of Fire' - the hottest star and 'Get Out of My Way!' - the most explosive, fascinating facts will surprise and amaze even the youngest audience. The lively, 'outta this world' text also features contestant bios, 'where our contestants live' star charts, maps of constellations, and much more.
David Aguilar is the Director of Science Information at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and the former Director of the Fiske Planetarium and Science Center at the University of Colorado. He is also an accomplished astronomy illustrator and an experienced educator with an enormous enthusiasm for bringing science to children.