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Letters from an astrophysicist / Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Book Book ([2019])
Description: xv, 247 pages : color illustration, facsimile, photographs ; 20 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2019]
15 of 16 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
2 of 2 copies available at Peabody - Peabody Institute Library.
0 current holds with 16 total copies.
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Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction QB 461.3 .D44 2019 (Text to Phone) Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781324003311
  • ISBN: 1324003316
  • Edition: First Edition.
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Preface -- Prologue: a memoir, of sorts -- I. Ethos -- 1: Hope -- 2: Extraordinary claims -- 3: ... Read More
Summary:
A luminous companion to the phenomenal bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. Astrophysicist ... Read More
Citation: Tyson, Neil deGrasse. "Letters from an astrophysicist." New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, 2019.
 
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520 . ‡aA luminous companion to the phenomenal bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has attracted one of the world's largest online followings with his fascinating, widely accessible insights into science and our universe. Now, Tyson invites us to go behind the scenes of his public fame by revealing his correspondence with people across the globe who have sought him out in search of answers. In this hand-picked collection of 101 letters, Tyson draws upon cosmic perspectives to address a vast array of questions about science, faith, philosophy, life, and of course, Pluto. His succinct, opinionated, passionate, and often funny responses reflect his popularity and standing as a leading educator. Tyson's 2017 bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry offered more than one million readers an insightful and accessible understanding of the universe. Tyson's most candid and heartfelt writing yet, Letters from an Astrophysicist introduces us to a newly personal dimension of Tyson's quest to explore our place in the cosmos.
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