The Resource Death by black hole : and other cosmic quandaries, Neil deGrasse Tyson, (electronic resource)

Death by black hole : and other cosmic quandaries, Neil deGrasse Tyson, (electronic resource)

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Death by black hole : and other cosmic quandaries
Title
Death by black hole
Title remainder
and other cosmic quandaries
Statement of responsibility
Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Neil deGrasse Tyson has a talent for guiding readers through the mysteries of outer space with stunning clarity and almost childlike enthusiasm. This collection of his essays in "Natural history" magazine explores a myriad of cosmic topics, from astral life at the frontiers of astrobiology to the movie industry's feeble efforts to get its night skies right. Tyson introduces us to the physics of black holes by explaining what would happen to our bodies if we fell into one, examines the needless friction between science and religion, and notes Earth's progression to "an insignificantly small speck in the cosmos." Renowned for his ability to blend content, accessibility, and humor, Tyson is a natural teacher who simplifies some of the most complex concepts in astrophysics while sharing his infectious excitement for our universe
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Tyson, Neil deGrasse
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523.8/875
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
QB843.B55
LC item number
T97 2007ab
Literary text for sound recordings
other
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Dion Graham
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Graham, Dion
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Black holes (Astronomy)
  • Cosmology
  • Exobiology
  • Religion and science
  • Solar system
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Label
Death by black hole : and other cosmic quandaries, Neil deGrasse Tyson, (electronic resource)
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  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 12:05:15
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digital storage
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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spw
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online
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Isbn
9781433283277
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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unknown
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(OCoLC)123802090
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  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 173719 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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Label
Death by black hole : and other cosmic quandaries, Neil deGrasse Tyson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 12:05:15
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781433283277
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)123802090
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 173719 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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