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One Universe

One Universe: At Home in the Cosmos

The connections of astrophysics with everyday life. The companion book to the 2000 opening of the Hayden Planetarium and the Rose Center for Earth and Space.

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The Sky Is Not the Limit

The Sky Is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist by Neil deGrasse Tyson

The captivating story of a boy from the Bronx who grew up to be America's most prominent astrophysicist.

Just Visiting This Planet

Just Visiting this Planet by Neil deGrasse Tyson

A collection of six years from a Q & A column written monthly for Star Date magazine.

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Energy

Universe Down to Earth

Chapter 6 from the book Universe Down To Earth is all about energy.

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Confused Person’s Guide to Astronomical Jargon

Universe Down to Earth

Chapter 4 from the book Universe Down To Earth which describes and defines astronomical jargon.

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Menagerie

Universe Down to Earth

Chapter 11 from the book Universe Down To Earth, which takes a census of the night sky and its constellations.

Celestial Windings

Universe Down to Earth

Chapter 13 from the book Universe Down To Earth about planetary motions in the Solar System.

Horrorscope

Universe Down to Earth

Chapter 12 from the book Universe Down To Earth about the validity of horoscopes.

A Sentimental Journey to the Googolplex

Universe Down to Earth

Chapter 1 from the book Universe Down To Earth about the origin of numbers and the words we use to describe them.

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Universe Down to Earth

Universe Down to Earth by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Essays on special topics in astronomy that evolved principally from invited talks and lectures delivered for introductory college astronomy classes at Columbia University, University of Maryland, and University of Texas. The book uses creative "household" analogies to help bring complex topics of the universe to the lay reader.

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