Cosmic Queries by Neil deGrasse Tyson audiobook

Cosmic Queries: StarTalk’s Guide to Who We Are, How We Got Here, and Where We’re Going

By Neil deGrasse Tyson , with  James Trefil
Edited by Lindsey N. Walker
Read by Neil deGrasse Tyson  and Lauren Fortgang

Blackstone Publishing 9781426221774

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781665019422

  • ISBN: 9781665011358

  • ISBN: 9781665019439

Runtime: 6.30 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Science
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

A #1 Amazon bestseller

AARP Magazine Editors’ Pick of Best Nonfiction Books for Winter

For science geeks, space and physics nerds, and all who want to understand their place in the universe, this enlightening new book from Neil deGrasse Tyson offers a unique take on the mysteries and curiosities of the cosmos, building on rich material from his beloved StarTalk podcast.

In this illuminating audiobook, Tyson and coauthor James Trefil, a renowned physicist and science popularizer, take on the big questions that humanity has been posing for millennia—How did life begin? What is our place in the universe? Are we alone?—and provide answers based on the most current data, observations, and theories.

Populated with paradigm-shifting discoveries that help explain the building blocks of astrophysics, this relatable and entertaining book will engage and inspire listeners of all ages, bring sophisticated concepts within reach, and offer a window into the complexities of the cosmos.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“[A] breezy survey of physics’s curiosities.” Publishers Weekly
“Casual readers and science buffs alike will appreciate Tyson’s folksy approach to explaining difficult scientific concepts. An engaging work that will have wide appeal.” Library Journal (starred review)
“Manages to make astrophysics accessible and interesting.” AARP the Magazine

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Author

Author Bio: Neil deGrasse Tyson

Author Bio: Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator. In 2017 he became the first American to win the prestigious Stephen Hawking Medal for science communication. He is the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space and a research associate in the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History. From 2006 to 2011 he hosted the educational science television show NOVA ScienceNow on PBS, and in March 2014 he became host of the television series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, an update of Carl Sagan’s Cosmos: A Personal Voyage. Tyson has written several New York Times bestselling nonfiction books.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Science
Runtime: 6.30
Audience: Adult
Language: English