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Letters from an astrophysicist

Tyson, Neil deGrasse, author.

New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2019]

xv, 247 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 20 cm

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.


Non-fiction - JH & HSNon-fiction - JH & HS

1 copy available at Paideia School


9781324003311 (hbk.)

LC Call No:

QB460.72.T97 A4 2019

Dewey Class No:

523.01 23


Tyson, Neil deGrasse, author.


Letters from an astrophysicist / Neil deGrasse Tyson.


First edition.


xv, 247 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 20 cm


text rdacontent


unmediated rdamedia


volume rdacarrier


Includes index.


Tyson, Neil deGrasse--Correspondence.


Astrophysicists--United States--Correspondence.





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