DEATH BY BLACK HOLE

Author(s): TYSON NEIL DEGRASSE

Science

"One of today\'s best popularizers of science." -- KirkusReviews


Loyal readers of the monthly "Universe" essays in NaturalHistory magazine have long recognized Neil deGrasse Tyson\'s talentfor guiding them through the mysteries of the cosmos with stunningclarity and childlike enthusiasm. Here Tyson compiles his favoriteessays across a myriad of cosmic topics. The title essay introducesreaders to the physics of black holes by explaining just what wouldhappen to your body if you fell into one, while "Hollywood Nights"assails Hollywood\'s feeble efforts to get its night skies right.Tyson is the world\'s best-known astrophysicist, and he\'s at hisbest here, as a natural teacher who simplifies the complexities ofastrophysics while sharing his infectious excitement for ouruniverse.


 

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General Fields

  • : 9780393062243
  • : W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
  • : W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
  • : 0.546579
  • : January 2007
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : TYSON NEIL DEGRASSE
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 320