Origins

Author(s): Donald Goldsmith; Neil deGrasse Tyson

Popular Science

"Who can ask for better cosmic tour guides to the universe than Drs. Tyson and Goldsmith?" --Michio Kaku, author of Hyperspace and Parallel Worlds


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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Award winning author Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist with the American Museum of Natural History, the director of the world-famous Hayden Planetarium, a monthly columnist for Natural History and the host of Cosmos. Donald Goldsmithis an astronomy writer in Berkeley, California, and the author of more than twenty books.

General Fields

  • : 9780393350395
  • : W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
  • : W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
  • : September 2014
  • : 209mm X 137mm X 23mm
  • : United States
  • : October 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : English
  • : Donald Goldsmith; Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • : Donald Goldsmith; Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • : 32 pages of colour illustrations
  • : 1
  • : 32 pages of colour illustrations
  • : 1
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 352
  • : 352
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  • : 113