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Author Tyson, Neil deGrasse, author.

Title Cosmic queries : StarTalk's guide to who we are, how we got here, and where we're going / Neil deGrasse Tyson with James Trefil ; edited by Lindsey N. Walker.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : National Geographic, [2021]
©2021

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Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Teen New Books  TEEN 523.1 TYSON    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - New Materials  523.1 TYSON    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, McMahon Wintonbury Library - Adult Department  523.1 TYS    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  523.1 TYSON    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Manross Branch - New Materials  523.1 T    Check Shelf
 Burlington Public Library - New Books  523.1 TYSON    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult New Materials  523.1 TYSON    DUE 10-26-21
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  523.1 TYSON    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - New Materials  523.1 TYSON, NEIL DEGRASSE    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  523.1 TYS    Check Shelf

Description 309 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-297) and index.
Contents What is our place in the universe? -- How do we know what we know? -- How did the universe get to be this way? -- How old is the universe? -- What is the universe made of? -- What is life? -- Are we alone in the universe? -- How did it all begin? -- How will it all end? -- What does nothing have to do with everything?
Summary "An exploration of some of the deepest questions about our place in the universe"-- Provided by publisher.
"In this groundbreaking book, world-renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tackles the world's thorniest philosophical conundrums, armed with wit, wisdom, and cutting-edge science. Together with distinguished physicist James Trefil, Tyson presents questions that have preoccupied humanity for millennia. Then, using the latest theories, from the Big Bang to string theory and the multiverse, he explores the answers, bolstered with stunning images and the latest insights from missions to planets, moon, asteroids, and beyond. Filled with paradigm-shifting concepts arising from the ideas of astrophysics today, this enlightening book will inspire readers of all ages, offering new ways to understand the complexities of life and the universe we inhabit" -- Front jacket flap.
Subject Cosmology -- Popular works.
Astronomy.
Space archaeology.
Space sciences.
Life.
Planets.
SCIENCE / Astronomy.
Cosmology (OCoLC)fst00880600
Genre/Form Popular works (OCoLC)fst01423846
Added Author Trefil, James, 1938- author.
Walker, Lindsey N., editor.
Added Title StarTalk's guide to who we are, how we got here, and where we're going
StarTalk's guide to who we are, how we got here, and where we are going
StarTalk radio (Podcast)
ISBN 9781426221774 (hardcover)
1426221770 (hardcover)
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