Death by Black Hole

Death by Black Hole

And Other Cosmic Quandaries

Downloadable Audiobook - 2007
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Neil deGrasse Tyson has a talent for guiding readers through the mysteries of outer space with stunning clarity and almost childlike enthusiasm. This collection of his essays in "Natural history" magazine explores a myriad of cosmic topics, from astral life at the frontiers of astrobiology to the movie industry's feeble efforts to get its night skies right. Tyson introduces us to the physics of black holes by explaining what would happen to our bodies if we fell into one, examines the needless friction between science and religion, and notes Earth's progression to "an insignificantly small speck in the cosmos." Renowned for his ability to blend content, accessibility, and humor, Tyson is a natural teacher who simplifies some of the most complex concepts in astrophysics while sharing his infectious excitement for our universe.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2007
ISBN: 9781433283277
1433283271
Branch Call Number: E-AUDIO Overdrive
Additional Contributors: Graham, Dion
OverDrive, Inc

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sundanced Jul 06, 2017

This is a wonderful down-to-earth compilation of Tyson’s writings on some of the most complicated concepts in astrophysics, and thoroughly infused with his irresistible enthusiasm for our universe.

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