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Death by black hole : and other cosmic quandaries

Author: Neil deGrasse Tyson; Dion Graham; Blackstone Audiobooks.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a vibrant collection of essays on the cosmos from the nation's best-known astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, renowned for his ability to blend content, accessibility, and humor. Here he covers astral life at the frontiers of astrobiology to the movie industry's feeble efforts to get its night skies right.
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Neil deGrasse Tyson; Dion Graham; Blackstone Audiobooks.
ISBN: 9781433283277 1433283271
OCLC Number: 145131648
Notes: Unabridged.
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Title from image of compact disc container on Web page (viewed June 22, 2007).
Previously released on compact disc, 2007.
Performer(s): Read by Dion Graham.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
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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This is a vibrant collection of essays on the cosmos from the nation's best-known astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, renowned for his ability to blend content, accessibility, and humor. Here he covers astral life at the frontiers of astrobiology to the movie industry's feeble efforts to get its night skies right.

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