Letters From An Astrophysicist

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Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry

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Cosmos: Possible Worlds

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American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

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Moonbound: Apollo 11 and the Dream of Spaceflight

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Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space

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Cosmos

CosmosCosmos has 13 heavily illustrated chapters, corresponding to the 13 episodes of the Cosmos television series In the book, Sagan explores 15 billion years of cosmic evolution and the development of science and civilization Cosmos traces the origins of knowledge and the scientific method, mixing sci

A Brief History of Time

A Brief History of TimeIn the ten years since its publication in 1988, Stephen Hawking s classic work has become a landmark volume in scientific writing, with than nine million copies in forty languages sold worldwide That edition was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the origins and nature of the uni

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

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Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic QuandariesA vibrant collection of essays on the cosmos from the nation s best known astrophysicist One of today s best popularizers of science Kirkus Reviews n nLoyal readers of the monthly Universe essays in Natural History magazine have long recognized Neil deGrasse Tyson s talent for guiding them thr

Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space

Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in SpacePulitzer Prize winning author Carl Sagan traces our exploration of space and suggests that our very survival may depend on the wise use of other worlds This stirring book reveals how scientific discovery has altered our perception of who we are and where we stand, and challenges us to weigh what we