StarTalk


  • Author: Neil de Grasse Tyson, Jeffrey Simons & Charles Liu
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Genre: Astronomy
  • File Size: 451459070 Bytes


This illustrated companion to the popular podcast and National Geographic Channel show is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about our universe, space, astronomy and the complexities of the cosmos. For decades, beloved astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has interpreted science with a combination of brainpower and charm that resonates with fans everywhere. This pioneering, provocative book brings together the best of StarTalk, his beloved podcast and television show devoted to solving the most confounding mysteries of Earth, space, and what it means to be human. Filled with brilliant sidebars, vivid photography, and unforgettable quotes from Tyson and his brilliant cohort of science and entertainment luminaries, StarTalk will hel...

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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry


  • Author: Neil de Grasse Tyson
  • Release Date : 2017-05-02
  • Genre: Physics
  • File Size: 4221652 Bytes


Over a year on the New York Times bestseller list and more than a million copies sold. The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There’s no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, with sparkling wit, in tasty chapters consumable anytime and anywhere in your busy day.While you wait for your morning coffee to brew, for the bus, the train, or a plane to arrive, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry will re...

StarTalk
Score: 2
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StarTalk


  • Author : Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2019-02-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781426220500


StarTalk Book Description :

This illustrated companion to the popular podcast and National Geographic Channel show is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about our universe, space, astronomy and the complexities of the cosmos. For decades, beloved astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has interpreted science with a combination of brainpower and charm that resonates with fans everywhere. This pioneering, provocative book brings together the best of StarTalk, his beloved podcast and television show devoted to solving the most confounding mysteries of Earth, space, and what it means to be human. Filled with brilliant sidebars, vivid photography, and unforgettable quotes from Tyson and his brilliant cohort of science and entertainment luminaries, StarTalk will help answer all of...

Startalk

Startalk


  • Author : Jeffrey Simons
  • Publisher : National Geographic
  • Release Date : 2019-02-19
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781426220234


Startalk Book Description :

This illustrated companion to the popular podcast and National Geographic Channel show is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about our universe, space, astronomy and the complexities of the cosmos. For decades, beloved astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has interpreted science with a combination of brainpower and charm that resonates with fans everywhere. This pioneering, provocative book brings together the best of StarTalk, his beloved podcast and television show devoted to solving the most confounding mysteries of Earth, space, and what it means to be human. Filled with brilliant sidebars, vivid photography, and unforgettable quotes from Tyson and his brilliant cohort of science and entertainment luminaries, StarTalk will help answer all of...

Until the End of Time

Until the End of Time


  • Author : Brian Greene
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2020-02-18
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524731687


Until the End of Time Book Description :

From the world-renowned physicist and best-selling author of The Elegant Universe comes this captivating exploration of deep time and humanity's search for purpose. Until the End of Time is Brian Greene's breathtaking new exploration of the cosmos and our quest to understand it. Greene takes us on a journey across time, from our most refined understanding of the universe's beginning, to the closest science can take us to the very end. He explores how life and mind emerged from the initial chaos, and how our minds, in coming to understand their own impermanence, seek in different ways to give meaning to experience: in narrative, myth, religion, creative expression, science, the quest for truth, and our longing for the eternal. Through a series of nest...

30 Second Universe

30 Second Universe


  • Author : CHARLES. MASTERS LUI (KAREN. SALUR, SEVIL.)
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-10
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782408505


30 Second Universe Book Description :

The universe literally encompasses everything we were, are and will be, everything we knew, know and can know. When we decide to understand the universe as a whole, new truths come to light, and unexpected perspectives illuminate our take on life. 30-Second Universe explains all the tantalising concepts, principles and theories that make up our knowledge - the Higgs particle, gluons, quarks, the multiverse, how certainty itself can be uncertain, and of course, where our world came from, and where we're going and what will happen in the end - and it explains these astrophysical answers succinctly, each entry taking only 30 seconds to read, with further exploration flagged, and key scientists noted. This one small book sheds light on the biggest ideas,...

Letters from an Astrophysicist
Score: 2
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Letters from an Astrophysicist


  • Author : Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2019-10-08
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781324003328


Letters from an Astrophysicist Book Description :

New York Times Bestseller 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 edu...

Foreign Language Education in America
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Foreign Language Education in America


  • Author : Steven Berbeco
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-04-08
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781137528506


Foreign Language Education in America Book Description :

Foreign language teaching in America today falls into three distinct fields of influence and interest: public and private schools, college and other post-secondary programs, and courses for adult learners. At a time when academics and instructors in each of these fields seek to answer similar questions, too few published resources recognize and address the parallels among them. In response, Foreign Language Education in America is an edited book with contributions that represent the diversity in foreign language education today, including perspectives from elementary, middle schools, high schools, university-level courses, summer programs, federal government, and international learning. This is a practical guide to the state of the field that fills a...

Alien Oceans

Alien Oceans


  • Author : Kevin Hand
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780691179513


Alien Oceans Book Description :

Inside the epic quest to find life on the water-rich moons at the outer reaches of the solar system Where is the best place to find life beyond Earth? We often look to Mars as the most promising site in our solar system, but recent scientific missions have revealed that some of the most habitable real estate may actually lie farther away. Beneath the frozen crusts of several of the small, ice-covered moons of Jupiter and Saturn lurk vast oceans that may have been in existence for as long as Earth, and together may contain more than fifty times its total volume of liquid water. Could there be organisms living in their depths? Alien Oceans reveals the science behind the thrilling quest to find out. Kevin Peter Hand is one of today's leading NASA scient...

Catching Stardust

Catching Stardust


  • Author : Natalie Starkey
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-03-08
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781472944030


Catching Stardust Book Description :

'A promising debut.' New Scientist Icy, rocky, sometimes dusty, always mysterious – comets and asteroids are among the Solar System's very oldest inhabitants, formed within a swirling cloud of gas and dust in the area of space that eventually hosted the Sun and its planets. Locked within each of these extra-terrestrial objects is the 4.6-billion-year wisdom of Solar System events, and by studying them at close quarters using spacecraft we can coerce them into revealing their closely-guarded secrets. This offers us the chance to answer some fundamental questions about our planet and its inhabitants. Exploring comets and asteroids also allows us to shape the story of Earth's future, enabling us to protect our precious planet from the threat of a cata...

The Wiley Handbook of Global Workplace Learning

The Wiley Handbook of Global Workplace Learning


  • Author : Vanessa Hammler Kenon
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-03-21
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119227847


The Wiley Handbook of Global Workplace Learning Book Description :

Inclusive Guide Provides Practical Applications for Workplace Education Theory from Diverse Perspectives The Wiley Handbook of Global Workplace Learning explores the field of workplace education using contributions from both experts and emerging scholars in industry and academia. Unlike many previously published titles on the subject, the Handbook focuses on offering readers a truly global overview of workplace learning at a price point that makes it accessible for independent researchers and Human Resources professionals. Designed to strike a balance between theory and practice, the Handbook provides a wealth of information on foundational topics, theoretical frameworks, current and emerging trends, technological updates, implementation strategies, ...

The Last Stargazers

The Last Stargazers


  • Author : Emily Levesque
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781492681083


The Last Stargazers Book Description :

The story of the people who see beyond the stars Humans from the earliest civilizations were spellbound by the night sky-craning their necks each night, they used the stars to orient themselves in the large, strange world around them. Stargazing is a pursuit that continues to fascinate us: from Copernicus to Carl Sagan, astronomers throughout history have spent their lives trying to answer the biggest questions in the universe. Now, award-winning astronomer Emily Levesque shares the stories of modern-day stargazers, the people willing to adventure across high mountaintops and to some of the most remote corners of the planet, all in the name of science. From the lonely quiet of midnight stargazing to tall tales of wild bears loose in the observatory, ...