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Summary: Drawing on the current cross-pollination among geology, biology, astrophysics, and cosmology, Origins explains the soul-stirring leaps in our understanding of the universe while capturing the importance of such extraordinary events as the first image of a galaxy being born and the exploration of Martian frontiers by Spirit Rover. Distilling complex science into clear and lively prose, coauthors Neil deGrasse Tyson and Donald Goldsmith conduct a galvanizing tour of th
e cosmos that reveals what the universe has been up to while turning part of itself into us.
Summary: Drawing on the current cross-pollination among geology, biology, astrophysics, and cosmology, Origins explains the soul-stirring leaps in our understanding of the universe while capturing the importance of such extraordinary events as the first image of a galaxy being born and the exploration of Martian frontiers by Spirit Rover. Distilling complex science into clear and lively prose, coauthors Neil deGrasse Tyson and Donald Goldsmith conduct a galvanizing tour of the cosmos that reveals what the universe has been up to while turning part of itself into us. ...show less
Ch. 1. In the beginning Ch. 2. Antimatter matters Ch. 3. Let there be light Ch. 4. Let there be dark Ch. 5. Let there be more dark Ch. 6. One universe or many? Ch. 7. Discovering galaxies Ch. 8. The origin of structure Ch. 9. Dust to dust Ch. 10. The elemental zoo Ch. 11. When worlds were young Ch. 12. Between the planets Ch. 13. Worlds unnumbered : planets beyond the solar system Ch. 14. Life in the universe Ch. 15. The origin of life on Earth Ch. 16. Searching for life in the solar system Ch. 17. Searching for life in the Milky Way galaxy
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