Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

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In this companion to a PBS series, the authors explore cosmic science's stunning new insights into the formation and evolution of the universe--of the cosmos, of galaxies and galaxy clusters, of stars within galaxies, of planets that orbit those stars, and more.

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Arguably the most popular science communicator since Carl Sagan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, in collaboration with fellow astrophysicist Donald Goldsmith, delivers an engaging and sometimes humorous account ... Read full review

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Neil deGrasse Tyson and Donald Goldsmith giving us the lowdown on what we know about the origins of--everything. The universe, the solar system, our own planet, life, and a good deal else. This book ... Read full review

Contents

I
10
II
45
III
52
IV
63
V
77
VI
97
VII
121
VIII
166
IX
193
X
203
XI
232
XII
249
XIII
273
XIV
328
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Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist and director of New York City's Hayden Planetarium.

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