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Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond

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This illustrated companion to the popular podcast and National Geographic Channel show is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about our universe, space, astronomy and the complexities of the cosmos. 

For decades, beloved astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has interpreted science with a combination of brainpower and charm that resonates with fans everywhere. This pioneering, provocative book brings together the best of StarTalk, his beloved podcast and television show devoted to solving the most confounding mysteries of Earth, space, and what it means to be human. Filled with brilliant sidebars, vivid photography, and unforgettable quotes from Tyson and his brilliant cohort of science and entertainment luminaries, StarTalk will help answer all of your most pressing questions about our world—from how the brain works to the physics of comic book superheroes. Fun, smart, and laugh-out-loud funny, this book is the perfect guide to everything you ever wanted to know about the universe—and beyond.

Baker & Taylor
A companion to the celebrated scientist's popular podcast and National Geographic Channel series combines the subjects of his favorite talks with comprehensive fun facts, thought-provoking sidebars, and vivid imagery.

Baker
& Taylor

A sumptuously photographed companion to the celebrated scientist's popular podcast and National Geographic Channel series combines the subjects of his most favorite Emmy-nominated talks with comprehensive fun facts, thought-provoking sidebars and vivid imagery.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2016
ISBN: 9781426217272
Branch Call Number: 523.1 STA 2016
Characteristics: pages cm
Alternative Title: Star talk

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Eductaional and fun! This television guide poses a lot of thoughtful questions and attempts to provide equally thoughtful answers. The tome is rather ponderous, and none of the topics go into too much depth though, so if you want more information on something topics, consider looking for more specialized books to supplement this one!

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4Fun4Ever
Nov 26, 2018

Loved the book. Great read! Definitely getting my own copy as a useful reference.

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wildct2003
Nov 08, 2017

Interesting read. Covered a lot more than what I had expected it to cover.

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libraryeri
Jul 04, 2017

Readable format with many photos, too bad it has an entire chapter about how there is no God and religious folks are idiots.

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