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The Resource Letters from an astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Letters from an astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Label
Letters from an astrophysicist
Title
Letters from an astrophysicist
Statement of responsibility
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A luminous companion to the phenomenal bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has attracted one of the world's largest online followings with his fascinating, widely accessible insights into science and our universe. Now, Tyson invites us to go behind the scenes of his public fame by revealing his correspondence with people across the globe who have sought him out in search of answers. In this hand-picked collection of 101 letters, Tyson draws upon cosmic perspectives to address a vast array of questions about science, faith, philosophy, life, and of course, Pluto. His succinct, opinionated, passionate, and often funny responses reflect his popularity and standing as a leading educator. Tyson's 2017 bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry offered more than one million readers an insightful and accessible understanding of the universe. Tyson's most candid and heartfelt writing yet, Letters from an Astrophysicist introduces us to a newly personal dimension of Tyson's quest to explore our place in the cosmos
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10823970
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tyson, Neil deGrasse
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Tyson, Neil deGrasse
  • Astrophysicists
  • Astrophysics
  • Cosmology
Target audience
adult
Label
Letters from an astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Prologue: a memoir, of sorts -- I. Ethos -- Chapter 1: Hope -- Chapter 2: Extraordinary claims -- Chapter 3: Musings -- II. Cosmos -- Chapter 4: Hate mail -- Chapter 5: Science denial -- Chapter 6: Philosophy -- III. Pathos -- Chapter 7: Life and death -- Chapter 8: Tragedy -- Chapter 9: To believe or not to believe -- IV. Kairos -- Chapter 10: School days -- Chapter 11: Parenting -- Chapter 12: Rebuttals -- Epilogue: a eulogy, of sorts
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 247 pages
Isbn
9781324003311
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustration
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1120772309
  • (OCoLC)on1120772309
  • 689507
Label
Letters from an astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Prologue: a memoir, of sorts -- I. Ethos -- Chapter 1: Hope -- Chapter 2: Extraordinary claims -- Chapter 3: Musings -- II. Cosmos -- Chapter 4: Hate mail -- Chapter 5: Science denial -- Chapter 6: Philosophy -- III. Pathos -- Chapter 7: Life and death -- Chapter 8: Tragedy -- Chapter 9: To believe or not to believe -- IV. Kairos -- Chapter 10: School days -- Chapter 11: Parenting -- Chapter 12: Rebuttals -- Epilogue: a eulogy, of sorts
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 247 pages
Isbn
9781324003311
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustration
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1120772309
  • (OCoLC)on1120772309
  • 689507

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