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Startalk : everything you ever need to know about space travel, sci-fi, the human race, the universe, and beyond / with Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Tyson, Neil deGrasse. (Added Author). Liu, Charles, 1968- (Added Author). Simons, Jeffrey Lee. (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781426217272
  • ISBN: 1426217277
  • Physical Description: 302 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Contributing editors, Charles Liu, astrophysics professor at the City University of New York's College of Staten Island, and Jeffrey Lee Simons, social media director of StarTalk Radio.
Formatted Contents Note:
Section one: Space. What do I pack for Mars? ; What do I eat in space? ; Can we use wormholes to travel? ; Who goes there? ; Are we there yet? -- Section two: Planet Earth. Pale blue dot or big blue marble? ; How do we get water? ; Where do storms come from? ; Is there a solution for pollution? ; Is this the end of the world as we know it? -- Section three: Being human. If we evolved from monkeys, why are monkeys still here? ; Can science help me find true love? ; What's the spice of life? ; Where does creativity come from? ; Shall we play a game? ; Is God real? -- Section four: Futures imagined. When are the zombies coming? ; Could Superman survive a black hole? ; Why don't we have flying cars yet? ; Could Bigfoot be a space alien? ; When will we be able to time travel?
Summary, etc.:
Tyson looks at the most confounding mysteries of Earth, space, and what it means to be human. He attempts to answer all of your most pressing questions, from how the brain works to the physics of comic book superheroes.
Subject: Cosmology > Popular works.
Earth sciences > Popular works.
Human beings > Popular works.
Science fiction > Social aspects.
Outer space > Exploration > Popular works.

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