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Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

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  • Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries (W. W. Norton & Company) – Hardcover (2006)
    by Professor Neil DeGrasse Tyson

    Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

    Hardcover, W. W. Norton & Company
    2006
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    384 pages

    ISBN: 0393062244
    ISBN-13: 9780393062243

    Readers of his essays in "Natural History" magazine recognise Neil deGrasse Tyson's talent for guiding them through the mysteries of the cosmos with clarity and enthusiasm. Here, Tyson compiles his favourite essays across a myriad of topics. The title essay introduces readers to the physics of black holes by explaining the gory details of what would happen to your body if you fell into one. "Holy Wars" examines the needless friction between science and religion in the context of historical conflicts. And "Hollywood Nights" ... Show more

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WildelyYours

HUMOUR in the Cosmos...

by WildelyYours on Sep 24, 2008

Neil DeGrasse Tyson is capable of making you laugh out loud whilst explaining the universe's great splendours and mechanics! In the likeness of Carl Sagan(with more jabs and nudges of humour interlaced), Dr. Tyson provides insight into opening one's mind into a scientist! Relating physical phenomena ... More

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