Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution


Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

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ISBN10: 0393350398 ISBN13: 9780393350395 Contributors: Goldsmith, Donald Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: Sep 2 2014 Pages: 345 Weight: 0.75lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 5.50" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

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Our true origins are not just human, or even terrestrial, but in fact cosmic. Drawing on recent 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.

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