跳至内容
The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet 線上預覽
關閉線上預覽
正在查...

The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet

作者: Neil deGrasse Tyson
出版商: New York, NY : W.W. Norton, ©2009.
版本/格式:   圖書 : 英語 : 1st ed所有版本和格式的總覽
資料庫:WorldCat
提要:
"In August 2006, the International Astronomical Union voted Pluto out of planethood. Far from the sun, wonder Pluto has any fans. Yet during the mounting debate over rallied behind the extraterrestrial underdog. Disney created an irresistible pup by the same name, and, as one NASA scientist put it, Pluto was 'discovered by an American for America'. Pluto is entrenched in our cultural, patriotic view of the cosmos,  再讀一些...
評定級別:

依據 8 評分 2 附有評論

主題
更多類似這樣的

 

在圖書館查詢

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; 正在查詢有此資料的圖書館...

詳細書目

資料類型: 網際網路資源
文件類型: 圖書, 網路資源
所有的作者/貢獻者: Neil deGrasse Tyson
ISBN: 9780393065206 0393065200 0393337324 9780393337327
OCLC系統控制編碼: 154706867
描述: xii, 194 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 cm.
内容: Preface --
1: Pluto in culture --
2: Pluto in history --
3: Pluto in science --
4: Pluto's fall from grace --
5: Pluto divides the nation --
6: Pluto's judgment day --
7: Pluto the dwarf planet --
8; Pluto in the elementary school classroom --
9: Plutologue --
Appendix A: Pluto data (2008) --
Appendix B: Planet X (complete lyrics by Christine Lavin) --
Appendix C: I'm your moon (complete lyrics by Jonathan Coulton) --
Appendix D: Pluto's not a planet anymore (complete lyrics by Jeff Mondak and Alex Stangl) --
Appendix E: Official media response from the author regarding the Rose Center's exhibit treatment of Pluto --
Appendix F: Resolution of the International Astronomical Union on the definition of a planet --
Appendix G: New Mexico Legislation relative to Pluto's planetary status --
Appendix H: California legislation relative to Pluto's planetary status --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Credits --
Index.
其他題名: Rise and fall of America's favorite planet
Rise & fall of America's favorite planet
責任: Neil deGrasse Tyson.
更多資訊:

摘要:

In August 2006, the International Astronomical Union voted Pluto out of planethood. It is a wonder Pluto has any fans, yet during the debate over Pluto's status, people rallied behind the  再讀一些...

評論

讀者提供的評論

WorldCat讀者評論 (2)

The Demotion of Pluto

評論者是 DenverJeffrey (WorldCat讀者所發佈的 2009-01-10) 好 Permalink

Tyson is the director of the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium and the author of several popular astronomy books (e.g., Death by Black Hole). In 2000, the planetarium opened a new solar system exhibit that presented Pluto not as a planet...
再讀一些...  再讀一些...

  • 5 ,最高是 6 人們覺得此評論很有用。你覺得是有否幫助? 
  •   

Catfights in Space!

評論者是 cmtdrt@verizon.net (WorldCat讀者所發佈的 2009-01-07) 很好 Permalink

If you're afraid of a dry science-y book, put your fears aside. The Pluto Files is a glimpse behind the scenes of museums and other scientific institutions and how they deal with the public and the changing status of their chosen field. There's just enough straight science described so the reader...
再讀一些...  再讀一些...

  • 3 ,最高是 4 人們覺得此評論很有用。你覺得是有否幫助? 
  •   
正在擷取GoodReads評論...
正在擷取DOGObooks的評論

標籤

所有的讀者標籤 (6)

檢視最熱門的標籤,呈現的形式是: 標籤我的最愛清單 | 標籤雲(tag cloud)

類似資料

相關主題:(2)

提供給讀者有關此資料的清單 (14)

確認申請

你可能已經申請過這份資料。若還是想申請,請選確認。

連結資料


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/154706867>
library:oclcnum"154706867"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:alternateName"Rise and fall of America's favorite planet"@en
schema:alternateName"Rise & fall of America's favorite planet"@en
schema:bookEdition"1st ed."
schema:copyrightYear"2009"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2009"
schema:description"Preface -- 1: Pluto in culture -- 2: Pluto in history -- 3: Pluto in science -- 4: Pluto's fall from grace -- 5: Pluto divides the nation -- 6: Pluto's judgment day -- 7: Pluto the dwarf planet -- 8; Pluto in the elementary school classroom -- 9: Plutologue -- Appendix A: Pluto data (2008) -- Appendix B: Planet X (complete lyrics by Christine Lavin) -- Appendix C: I'm your moon (complete lyrics by Jonathan Coulton) -- Appendix D: Pluto's not a planet anymore (complete lyrics by Jeff Mondak and Alex Stangl) -- Appendix E: Official media response from the author regarding the Rose Center's exhibit treatment of Pluto -- Appendix F: Resolution of the International Astronomical Union on the definition of a planet -- Appendix G: New Mexico Legislation relative to Pluto's planetary status -- Appendix H: California legislation relative to Pluto's planetary status -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Credits -- Index."@en
schema:description""In August 2006, the International Astronomical Union voted Pluto out of planethood. Far from the sun, wonder Pluto has any fans. Yet during the mounting debate over rallied behind the extraterrestrial underdog. Disney created an irresistible pup by the same name, and, as one NASA scientist put it, Pluto was 'discovered by an American for America'. Pluto is entrenched in our cultural, patriotic view of the cosmos, and Neil deGrasse Tyson is on a quest to discover why. Only Tyson can tell this story: he was involved in the first exhibits to demote Pluto, and, consequently, Pluto lovers have freely shared their opinions with him, including endless hate mail from third graders. In his typically witty way, Tyson explores the history of planet recently been judged a dwarf." -- Publisher description."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/196163470>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet"@en
schema:numberOfPages"194"
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
umbel:isLike<http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA9C4998>
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

關閉視窗

請登入WorldCat 

没有帳號嗎?你可很容易的 建立免費的帳號.