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The Big Questions Answered website is launching in June 2024.

Why is science so important? It saves lives, connects us with our natural world and helps us build a brighter future. In fact, science is the key to solving some of our planet’s biggest challenges!

Here at Hungry Tomato, we believe that every child has the potential to change the world with science. That’s why we created The Big Questions Answered – a series of non-fiction narrative books aimed to spark an interest in science and inspire the next generation of problem solvers!

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IS THIS THE BIGGEST DINOSAUR EVER?

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DISCOVER THE SCIENCE BEHIND PALAEONTOLOGY

Dinosaurs and fossils are incredible, as are the palaeontologists who study them. From the incredible dig site where the first bone was uncovered, paleontologists were able to discover the biggest dinosaur that ever walked our planet! 

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CAN MUSHROOMS SAVE THE WORLD?

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DISCOVER THE SCIENCE BEHIND MYCOLOGY

Mushrooms and fungi are incredible, as are the mycologists who study them. They may be small, but mushrooms are very important when it comes to keeping our planet healthy! Discover fungi that clean up our oceans, mushrooms that turn ants into zombies, and giant fungi that used to rule the earth. 

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IS THERE ALIEN LIFE IN OUTER SPACE?

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DISCOVER THE SCIENCE BEHIND ASTROBIOLOGY

Have you ever looked up at the stars and wondered if there’s anyone else out there? Join the astrobiologists searching for alien life in outer space! Discover what scientists think aliens might look like, what makes a planet perfect for life, the possibility that we've already been visited by aliens, and so much more.

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ARE WHALES & DOLPHINS SMARTER THAN HUMANS?

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DISCOVER THE SCIENCE BEHIND CETOLOGY

Whales and dolphins are incredible, as are the cetologists who study them! Dive into this underwater adventure to explore how clever these fascinating creatures are. Discover the secret ways that dolphins communicate, the unbelievable memory of the blue whale, clever way that sperm whales sleep, and so much more.

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WILL WE EVER LIVE ON THE MOON?

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DISCOVER THE SCIENCE BEHIND SELENOLOGY

The moon is incredible, as are the selenologists who study it! The moon might be distant and look barren now, but imagine one day calling it home! Discover the stories behind selenology to check out what’s so special about the moon, how the moon could be a stepping stone to Mars,  and the challenges of building a base camp for scientists to study space from. 

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CAN TREES TALK TO EACH OTHER?

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DISCOVER THE SCIENCE BEHIND DENDROLOGY

Trees are incredible, as are the dendrologists who study them! They may seem silent, but do trees actually have their own secret way of communicating? ? Visit the secret world underground to discover why trees connect their roots together, how they protect themselves from plant-eating animals, why mushrooms make great forest allies, and so much more.

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CAN PREDICTING THE WEATHER SAVE LIVES?

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DISCOVER THE SCIENCE BEHIND METEROLOGY

Weather can be extreme and forecasts can be vital, thanks to meteorologists, we’re able to prepare for all kinds of disasters! Discover the role of meteorologists during Hurricane Katrina, the machines up in space tracking the weather, how climate change is leading to wilder weather, and much more.

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ARE BEES NATURE'S TINY HEROES?

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DISCOVER THE SCIENCE BEHIND MELITTOLOGY

Bees are incredible, as are the melittologists who study them. Bees may seem small, but they make a huge contribution to our natural world! Check out the team work that goes on in the busy hive, how worker bees build such perfect honeycomb, what our world would look like without our busy bees, and much more.

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