Origins: Fourteen Billion Years Of Cosmic Evolution
by Neil Degrasse Tyson and Donald Goldsmith
Publication Date: Oct 17, 2005
List Price: $22.95
Format: Paperback, 352 pages
Imprint: W. W. Norton & Company
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Parent Company: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
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"An accessible and extremely well-written exploration of the deep waters of cosmology, astrophysics, and exobiology."??Kirkus Reviews? Our true origins are not just human, or even terrestrial, but in fact cosmic. Drawing on recent scientific breakthroughs and the current cross-pollination among geology, biology, astrophysics, and cosmology, ?Origins? explains the soul-stirring leaps in our understanding of the cosmos. 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. 32 pages of color illustrations.
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