Letters from an Astrophysicist
ISBN: 1324003316
EAN13: 9781324003311
Language: English
Pages: 272
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 7.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
Book Overview
Inviting readers to go behind the scenes of his public fame by unveiling his candid correspondence with people across the globe, this hand-picked collection of 100 letters draws upon cosmic perspectives to address a vast array of questions about science, faith, philosophy, life, and of course, Pluto.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Praise for the #1 New York Times best-selling Astrophysics for People in a Hurry: This book will keep you fascinated with succinct and dynamic explanations of a wide variety of astronomical topics. A winner that every astronomy enthusiast should have on the bookshelf! - David J. Eicher, Astronomy Grappling with the scope of the universe...is no simple endeavor, but in this tidy overview, [Tyson] succeeds with seeming effortlessness. - John McMurtrie, San Francisco Chronicle Tyson's insights are valuable for any leader, teacher, scientist or educator. - Carmine Gallo, Forbes A great gift for the scientifically inclined (but busy). - Laura Pearson, Chicago Tribune Lovely book. Last chapter worthy of Carl Sagan himself. - Richard Dawkins