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The Resource Letters from an astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Letters from an astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Label
Letters from an astrophysicist
Title
Letters from an astrophysicist
Statement of responsibility
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Tyson shares 101 letters from people across the globe who have sought him out in search of scientific answers
  • A luminous companion to the phenomenal bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has attracted one of the world's largest online followings with his fascinating, widely accessible insights into science and our universe. Now, Tyson invites us to go behind the scenes of his public fame by revealing his correspondence with people across the globe who have sought him out in search of answers. In this hand-picked collection of 101 letters, Tyson draws upon cosmic perspectives to address a vast array of questions about science, faith, philosophy, life, and of course, Pluto. His succinct, opinionated, passionate, and often funny responses reflect his popularity and standing as a leading educator. Tyson's 2017 bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry offered more than one million readers an insightful and accessible understanding of the universe. Tyson's most candid and heartfelt writing yet, Letters from an Astrophysicist introduces us to a newly personal dimension of Tyson's quest to explore our place in the cosmos
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tyson, Neil deGrasse
Dewey number
523.01092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB460.72.T97
LC item number
A3 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tyson, Neil deGrasse
  • Astrophysicists
  • Astrophysics
  • Cosmology
Target audience
adult
Label
Letters from an astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 247 pages
Isbn
9781324003311
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustration
System control number
  • on1120772309
  • (OCoLC)1120772309
Label
Letters from an astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 247 pages
Isbn
9781324003311
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustration
System control number
  • on1120772309
  • (OCoLC)1120772309

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