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Death by black hole : and other cosmic quandaries, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Label
Death by black hole : and other cosmic quandaries
Title
Death by black hole
Title remainder
and other cosmic quandaries
Statement of responsibility
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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."
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tyson, Neil deGrasse
Dewey number
523.8/875
Index
index present
Intended audience
1300
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
QB982
LC item number
.T965 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cosmology
  • Exobiology
  • Solar system
  • Religion and science
  • Cosmología
  • Exobiología
  • Sistema solar
  • Religión y ciencia
  • Cosmology
  • Exobiology
  • Religion and science
  • Solar system
Label
Death by black hole : and other cosmic quandaries, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0616/2006022058.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-368) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Section 2:
  • The knowledge of nature : the challenges of discovering the contents of the cosmos. Journeys from the center of the Sun
  • Planet parade
  • Vagabonds of the solar system
  • The five points of Lagrange
  • Antimatter matters
  • Section 3:
  • Ways and means of nature : how nature presents herself to the inquiring mind. The importance of being constant
  • Speed limits
  • Going ballistic
  • Prologue:
  • On being dense
  • Over the rainbow ; cosmic windows
  • Colors of the cosmos
  • Cosmic plasma
  • Fire and ice ;
  • Section 4:
  • The meaning of life : the challenges and triumphs of knowing how we got here. Dust to dust
  • Forged in the stars
  • Send in the clouds
  • Goldilocks and the three planets
  • The beginning of science
  • Water, water
  • Living space
  • Life in the universe
  • Our radio bubble.
  • Section 5:
  • When the universe turns bad : all the ways the cosmos wants to kill us
  • Chaos in the solar system
  • Coming attractions ; ends of the world
  • Galactic engines ; Knock 'em dead
  • Death by black hole
  • Section 1:
  • Section 6:
  • Science and culture : the ruffled interface between cosmic discovery and the public's reaction to it. Things people say
  • Fear of numbers
  • On being baffled
  • Footprints in the sands of science
  • Let there be dark
  • Hollywood nights
  • Section 7:
  • Science and God : when ways of knowing collide. In the beginning
  • Holy wars
  • The nature of knowledge : the challenges of knowing what is knowable in the universe. Coming to our senses
  • The perimeter of ignorance
  • On Earth as in the heavens
  • Seeing isn't believing
  • The information trap
  • Stick-in-the-mud science
Control code
ocm70265574
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
384 pages
Isbn
9780393350388
Lccn
2006022058
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o70265574
  • (OCoLC)70265574
Label
Death by black hole : and other cosmic quandaries, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0616/2006022058.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-368) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Section 2:
  • The knowledge of nature : the challenges of discovering the contents of the cosmos. Journeys from the center of the Sun
  • Planet parade
  • Vagabonds of the solar system
  • The five points of Lagrange
  • Antimatter matters
  • Section 3:
  • Ways and means of nature : how nature presents herself to the inquiring mind. The importance of being constant
  • Speed limits
  • Going ballistic
  • Prologue:
  • On being dense
  • Over the rainbow ; cosmic windows
  • Colors of the cosmos
  • Cosmic plasma
  • Fire and ice ;
  • Section 4:
  • The meaning of life : the challenges and triumphs of knowing how we got here. Dust to dust
  • Forged in the stars
  • Send in the clouds
  • Goldilocks and the three planets
  • The beginning of science
  • Water, water
  • Living space
  • Life in the universe
  • Our radio bubble.
  • Section 5:
  • When the universe turns bad : all the ways the cosmos wants to kill us
  • Chaos in the solar system
  • Coming attractions ; ends of the world
  • Galactic engines ; Knock 'em dead
  • Death by black hole
  • Section 1:
  • Section 6:
  • Science and culture : the ruffled interface between cosmic discovery and the public's reaction to it. Things people say
  • Fear of numbers
  • On being baffled
  • Footprints in the sands of science
  • Let there be dark
  • Hollywood nights
  • Section 7:
  • Science and God : when ways of knowing collide. In the beginning
  • Holy wars
  • The nature of knowledge : the challenges of knowing what is knowable in the universe. Coming to our senses
  • The perimeter of ignorance
  • On Earth as in the heavens
  • Seeing isn't believing
  • The information trap
  • Stick-in-the-mud science
Control code
ocm70265574
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
384 pages
Isbn
9780393350388
Lccn
2006022058
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o70265574
  • (OCoLC)70265574

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