At the Palomar observatory in the Gabriel Mountains of California, a team of astronomers are looking at the edge of the universe and seeking to unlock the secrets contained there. First Light is their story, a fascinating and important search for enlightenment in the black abyss of space. It is a story of radical scientific advances, told through the characters involved, in the quest for the ultimate knowledge.
The Hot Zone tells what happens when the unthinkable becomes reality: when a deadly virus, from the rain forests of Africa, crosses continents and infects a monkey house ten miles from the White House.
Ebola is that reality. It has the power to decimate the world’s population. Try not to panic. It will be back. There is nothing you can do…
A work of cutting-edge science, heart-pounding adventure, and deep passion, Preston’s amazing account shows us that the Earth still holds great wonders to be discovered.