Universe Down to Earth
By (author) Neil deGrasse Tyson
Normal Price: $47.95
Your Price: $43.16 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.16 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Universe Down to Earth by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Book DescriptionThis witty and amusing exploration of the physical universe explains fundamental concepts in language that is clear to anyone with little or no scientific background. Tyson transforms everyday experiences into venues of cosmic enlightenment as he probes the philosophy, methods, and discoveries of science, including stellar evolution, the conservation of energy, the electromagnetic spectrum, gravity and thermodynamics. Deftly demystifying astronomical terms and concepts such as the Big Bang, black holes, redshifts, syzygy, and Kirkwood Gaps, Universe Down to Earth traces the life of the stars from birth to death; presents the Periodic Table of Elements, highlighting noteworthy elements such as titanium, iron, and hydrogen; gives an unorthodox yet entertaining tour of famous constellations; and tackles modern-day astrology.
Buy Universe Down to Earth book by Neil deGrasse Tyson from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780231075619
(208mm x 140mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 18-Oct-1995
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Neil deGrasse Tyson
Startalk, Hardback (October 2016)
This beautifully illustrated companion to Neil deGrasse Tyson's popular podcast and National Geographic Channel TV show is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about the complexities of our universe.
Origins, Paperback (September 2014)» View all books by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Drawing on the current cross-pollination of geology, biology and astrophysics, Origins brings to life the thrilling astronomical discoveries of recent years.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Universe Down to Earth book by Neil deGrasse Tyson and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Neil D. Tyson is research scientist in astrophysics at Princeton University and Curator of Astronomy, Hayden Planetarium, American Museum of Natural History. A graduate of the Bronx High School of Science in New York City, Dr. Tyson received his B.A. in Physics from Harvard and his Ph.D. in Astrophysics from Columbia. He is author of the question-and-answer book Merlin's Tour of the Universe, published by Columbia University Press
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.