Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution
ISBN: 1483021394
EAN13: 9781483021393
Language: English
Pages: 0
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 6.00" L x 5.00" W
Format: Compact Disc

Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

Book Overview
A thrilling and accessible tour of the cosmosOur true origins are not just human, or even terrestrial, but in fact cosmic. Drawing on scientific breakthroughs and the current cross-pollination among geology, biology, astrophysics, and cosmology, Origins explains the soul-stirring leaps in our understanding of the cosmos. From the first image of a galaxy birth to Spirit rover's exploration of Mars, to the discovery of water on one of Jupiter's moons, coauthors Neil deGrasse Tyson and Donald Goldsmith conduct a galvanizing tour of the cosmos with clarity and exuberance.