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Death by black hole : and other cosmic quandaries

Author: Neil deGrasse Tyson; Dion Graham
Publisher: [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, [2007] ℗2007
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays on the cosmos, written by an American Museum of Natural History astrophysicist, includes "Holy Wars," "Ends of the World," and "Hollywood Nights."
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Audiobooks collection
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil deGrasse Tyson; Dion Graham
ISBN: 143320021X 9781433200212 1433202115 9781433202117
OCLC Number: 123510174
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Dion Graham.
Description: 10 audio discs (approximately 72 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: The nature of knowledge: the challenges of knowing what is knowable in the universe --
The knowledge of nature: the challenges of discovering the contents of the cosmos --
Ways and means of nature: how nature presents herself to the inquiring mind --
The meaning of life: the challenges and triumphs of knowing how we got here --
When the universe turns bad: all the ways the cosmos wants to kill us --
Science and culture: the ruffled interface between cosmic discovery and the public's reaction to it --
Science and God: when ways of knowing collide.
Responsibility: Neil deGrasse Tyson.

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A collection of essays on the cosmos, written by an American Museum of Natural History astrophysicist, includes "Holy Wars," "Ends of the World," and "Hollywood Nights."

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