Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Drawing on recent scientific breakthroughs and the current cross-pollination among geology, astrophysics, and cosmology, biology, ?Origins? explains the soul-stirring leaps in our understanding of the cosmos. Tyson and goldsmith?” —michio kaku, or even terrestrial, author of Hyperspace and Parallel WorldsOur true origins are not just human, but in fact cosmic.

Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution #ad - Who can ask for better cosmic tour guides to the universe than Drs. From the first image of a galaxy birth to spirit rover's exploration of Mars, to the discovery of water on one of Jupiter's moons, coauthors Neil deGrasse Tyson and Donald Goldsmith conduct a galvanizing tour of the cosmos with clarity and exuberance.

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Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Bringing together more than forty of tyson's favorite essays, ?Death by Black Hole? explores a myriad of cosmic topics, from what it would be like to be inside a black hole to the movie industry's feeble efforts to get its night skies right. With great humor, humility, and—most important— humanity. Entertainment weeklyloyal readers of the monthly "Universe" essays in Natural History magazine have long recognized Neil deGrasse Tyson's talent for guiding them through the mysteries of the cosmos with clarity and enthusiasm.

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries #ad - One of america's best-known astrophysicists, Tyson is a natural teacher who simplifies the complexities of astrophysics while sharing his infectious fascination for our universe. Tyson tackles a great range of subjects.

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Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - A compelling appeal, at just the right time, for continuing to look up. Air & spaceamerica’s space program is at a turning point. For america to maintain its status as a global leader and a technological innovator, he explains, we must regain our enthusiasm and curiosity about what lies beyond our world.

Provocative, humorous, space chronicles represents the best of Tyson’s recent commentary, and wonderfully readable, including a must-read prologue on NASA and partisan politics. Reflecting on topics that range from scientific literacy to space-travel missteps, Tyson gives us an urgent, clear-eyed, and ultimately inspiring vision for the future.

Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier #ad - As tyson reveals, exploring the space frontier can profoundly enrich many aspects of our daily lives, from education systems and the economy to national security and morale. No astronauts will be launched in an american craft, until the 2020s, from American soil, and NASA may soon find itself eclipsed by other countries’ space programs.

With his signature wit and thought-provoking insights, present, Neil deGrasse Tyson—one of our foremost thinkers on all things space—illuminates the past, and future of space exploration and brilliantly reminds us why NASA matters now as much as ever. After decades of global primacy, NASA has ended the space-shuttle program, cutting off its access to space.

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Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour

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Princeton University Press #ad - How do stars live and die? why did pluto lose its planetary status? what are the prospects of intelligent life elsewhere in the universe? How did the universe begin? Why is it expanding and why is its expansion accelerating? Is our universe alone or part of an infinite multiverse? Answering these and many other questions, the authors open your eyes to the wonders of the cosmos, sharing their knowledge of how the universe works.

Breathtaking in scope and stunningly illustrated throughout, Welcome to the Universe is for those who hunger for insights into our evolving universe that only world-class astrophysicists can provide. Richard gott taught together at princeton, stars, and galaxies to black holes, wormholes, this book covers it all—from planets, and time travel.

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The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet: The Rise and Fall of America’s Favorite Planet

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - The new york times bestseller: "You gotta read this. With his inimitable wit, tyson delivers a minihistory of planets, describes the oversized characters of the people who study them, and recounts how America's favorite planet was ousted from the cosmic hub. It is the most exciting book about Pluto you will ever read in your life.

Jon stewartwhen the rose center for earth and space at the american Museum of Natural History reclassified Pluto as an icy comet, the New York Times proclaimed on page one, "Pluto Not a Planet? Only in New York. Immediately, the public, professionals, and press were choosing sides over Pluto's planethood.

The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet: The Rise and Fall of America’s Favorite Planet #ad - Pluto is entrenched in our cultural and emotional view of the cosmos, and Neil deGrasse Tyson, award-winning author and director of the Rose Center, is on a quest to discover why. He stood at the heart of the controversy over Pluto's demotion, and consequently Plutophiles have freely shared their opinions with him, including endless hate mail from third-graders.

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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Over a year on the new York Times bestseller list and more than a million copies sold. The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. What is the nature of space and time? how do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There’s no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry #ad - But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, with sparkling wit, in tasty chapters consumable anytime and anywhere in your busy day. While you wait for your morning coffee to brew, for the bus, or a plane to arrive, from quarks to quantum mechanics, the train, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry will reveal just what you need to be fluent and ready for the next cosmic headlines: from the Big Bang to black holes, and from the search for planets to the search for life in the universe.

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StarTalk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond

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National Geographic #ad - This illustrated companion to the popular podcast and National Geographic Channel show is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about our universe, space, astronomy and the complexities of the cosmos. For decades, beloved astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has interpreted science with a combination of brainpower and charm that resonates with fans everywhere.

StarTalk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond #ad - Fun, and laugh-out-loud funny, smart, this book is the perfect guide to everything you ever wanted to know about the universe—and beyond. This pioneering, his beloved podcast and television show devoted to solving the most confounding mysteries of Earth, provocative book brings together the best of StarTalk, space, and what it means to be human.

Filled with brilliant sidebars, and unforgettable quotes from Tyson and his brilliant cohort of science and entertainment luminaries, vivid photography, StarTalk will help answer all of your most pressing questions about our world—from how the brain works to the physics of comic book superheroes.

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - The universe is both the ultimate frontier and the highest of high grounds, " they write. The explorer wants to understand it; the soldier wants to dominate it. Tyson and lang call it a "curiously complicit" alliance. The overlap is strong, high ground, ranging, " say the authors, and the knowledge flows in both directions, tracking, imaging, because astrophysicists and military planners care about many of the same things: multi-spectral detection, nuclear fusion, and access to space.

Shared by both space scientists and space warriors, it’s a laboratory for one and a battlefield for the other. An exploration of the age-old complicity between skywatchers and warfighters, from the best-selling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. In this fascinating foray into the centuries-old relationship between science and military power, acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and writer-researcher Avis Lang examine how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of war.

Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military #ad - But without the right technology—which is more or less the same technology for both parties—nobody can get to it, operate in it, scrutinize it, dominate it, or use it to their advantage and someone else’s disadvantage. Spanning early celestial navigation to satellite-enabled warfare, industry, technology, Accessory to War is a richly researched and provocative examination of the intersection of science, and power that will introduce Tyson’s millions of fans to yet another dimension of how the universe has shaped our lives and our world.

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Cosmos

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Ballantine Books #ad - In clear-eyed prose, sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean of space. Cosmos retraces the fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution that have transformed matter into consciousness, Egyptian hieroglyphics, the evolution of galaxies, the death of the Sun, spacecraft missions, the human brain, exploring such topics as the origin of life, and the forces and individuals who helped to shape modern science.

. Returning to television as an all-new miniseries on fox   cosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. Shimmers with a sense of wonder. The miami herald   “sagan dazzles the mind with the miracle of our survival, framed by the stately galaxies of space. Cosmopolitan   “Enticing. Imaginatively illustrated.

Cosmos #ad - The new york times book ReviewNOTE: This edition does not include images. With a lyrical literary style, and a range that touches almost all aspects of human knowledge, Cosmos often seems too good to be true. The plain dealer   “sagan is an astronomer with one eye on the stars, another on history, and a third—his mind’s—on the human condition.

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The Einstein Theory of Relativity Illustrated: premium Edition

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Rudram Publishing #ad - The theory of relativity usually encompasses two theories by Albert Einstein: special relativity and general relativity. 1 concepts introduced by the theories of relativity include spacetime as a unified entity of space and time, relativity of simultaneity, kinematic and gravitational time dilation, and length contraction.

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The Sky Is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist

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Prometheus Books #ad - In astrophysics from Columbia. He intersperses personal reminiscences with thoughts on scientific literacy, careful science vs. But at the same time he was setting up a telescope on winter nights, taking an advanced astronomy course at the Hayden Planetarium, and spending a summer vacation at an astronomy camp in the Mojave Desert.

Eventually, his scientific curiosity prevailed, and he went on to graduate in physics from Harvard and to earn a Ph. D. A unique chronicle of a young man who at one time was both nerd and jock, Tyson’s memoir could well inspire other similarly curious youngsters to pursue their dreams. Like many athletic kids he played baseball, won medals in track and swimming, and was captain of his high school wrestling team.

There followed postdoctoral research at Princeton. In 1996, he became the director of the Hayden Planetarium, where some twenty-five years earlier he had been awed by the spectacular vista in the sky theater. Tyson pays tribute to the key teachers and mentors who recognized his precocious interests and abilities, and helped him succeed.

The Sky Is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist #ad - Media hype, what science can and cannot say about the existence of God, dealing with society’s racial stereotypes, the possibility that a meteor could someday hit the Earth, society, and many other interesting insights about science, and the nature of the universe. Now available in paperback with a new preface and other additions, this engaging memoir will enlighten and inspire an appreciation of astronomy and the wonders of our universe.

From the author of astrophysics for people in a Hurry and the host of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,  a memoir about growing up and a young man's budding scientific curiosity.

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