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Cosmic queries : StarTalk's guide to who we are, how we got here, and where we're going  Cover Image Book Book

Cosmic queries : StarTalk's guide to who we are, how we got here, and where we're going / Neil deGrasse Tyson with James Trefil ; edited by Lindsey N. Walker.

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Summary:

"In this groundbreaking book, world-renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tackles the world's thorniest philosophical conundrums, armed with wit, wisdom, and cutting-edge science. Together with distinguished physicist James Trefil, Tyson presents questions that have preoccupied humanity for millennia. Then, using the latest theories, from the Big Bang to string theory and the multiverse, he explores the answers, bolstered with stunning images and the latest insights from missions to planets, moon, asteroids, and beyond. Filled with paradigm-shifting concepts arising from the ideas of astrophysics today, this enlightening book will inspire readers of all ages, offering new ways to understand the complexities of life and the universe we inhabit" -- Front jacket flap.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781426221774
  • ISBN: 1426221770
  • Physical Description: 309 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : National Geographic, [2021]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is our place in the universe? -- How do we know what we know? -- How did the universe get to be this way? -- How old is the universe? -- What is the universe made of? -- What is life? -- Are we alone in the universe? -- How did it all begin? -- How will it all end? -- What does nothing have to do with everything?
Subject: Cosmology > Popular works.
Astronomy.
Space archaeology.
Space sciences.
Life.
Planets.
SCIENCE / Astronomy.
Cosmology
Genre: Popular works

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