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Death by black hole : and other cosmic quandaries

Author: Neil deGrasse Tyson
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2014] ©2007
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According to astrophysicist Tyson, director of New York City's Hayden Planetarium, size does matter when it comes to black holes, although the chances of your surviving the encounter aren't good in any case. Tyson takes readers on an exciting journey from Earth's hot springs, where extremophiles flourish in hellish conditions, to the frozen, desolate stretches of the Oort Cloud and the universe's farthest reaches,  Read more...
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Tyson, Neil deGrasse.
Death by black hole
(OCoLC)869770822
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil deGrasse Tyson
ISBN: 9780393113785 0393113787
OCLC Number: 915139707
Description: 1 online resource (384 pages)
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With ease and originality, Tyson illuminates topics ranging from the linguistic merits of astrophysics to the limits of our five senses to the search for life in the universe.  Read more...

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