Visit our Christmas Gift Finder
Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries (Paperback)
  • Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries (Paperback)
zoom

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries (Paperback)

(author)
1 Review Sign in to write a review
£11.99
Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 02/09/2014
  • In stock online

Usually dispatched within 24 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect
Readers of his essays in Natural History magazine recognise Neil deGrasse Tyson's talent for guiding them through the mysteries of the cosmos with clarity and enthusiasm. Here, Tyson compiles his favourite essays across a myriad of topics. The title essay introduces readers to the physics of black holes by explaining the gory details of what would happen to your body if you fell into one. "Holy Wars" examines the needless friction between science and religion in the context of historical conflicts. And "Hollywood Nights" assails the movie industry's feeble efforts to get its night skies right.

Publisher: WW Norton & Co
ISBN: 9780393350388
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 290 g
Dimensions: 211 x 137 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"In this highly enjoyable collection of essays, the ever charismatic astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson offers us a peek at the scientific mind in action..." -- New Scientist
"[Tyson] tackles a great range of subjects... with great humor, humility, and-most important-humanity." -- Entertainment Weekly

You may also be interested in...

Hawking And The Black Holes
Added to basket
Gravity's Fatal Attraction
Added to basket
Deep Space
Added to basket
£23.99
Hardback
The Magic Furnace
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Realm of the Nebulae
Added to basket
Philip's Star Chart
Added to basket
£6.99
Paperback
The Cambridge Star Atlas
Added to basket
£28.99
Spiral bound
The Monthly Sky Guide
Added to basket
Quintessence
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Cosmic Tourist
Added to basket
Galaxies: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
Constellation Myths
Added to basket
Insight Globe: Stargazer
Added to basket

“Astrophysics 101”

It's such a shame so few brits know of Neil deGrasse Tyson, over in the U.S. he's admired as Carl Sagan's successor, especially so now he has his own remake of COSMOS due to premiere this year. But his... More

Paperback edition
9th September 2013
Helpful? Upvote 36

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.