Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2004 - Science - 345 pages
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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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Review: Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

User Review  - Eric Wurm - Goodreads

Black science man does it again! From 10^-43 seconds to the present day, this is the evolution of the universe in a brief edition. It also tells us how we know about the evolution of the universe ... Read full review

Review: Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

User Review  - Bertha - Goodreads

While this wasn't impossible for a non-sciencey person (me) to understand, I didn't find it as interesting or as easily accessible as something like Bill Bryson's "A Short History of Nearly Everything ... Read full review

Contents

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Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist and director of New York City's Hayden Planetarium.

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