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Welcome to the universe : an astrophysical tour / Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott.

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  • ISBN: 9780691157245
  • ISBN: 0691157243
  • Physical Description: 470 pages : illustrations, charts ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-440) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Pt. I, Stars, planets, and life : -- The size and scale of the universe -- From the day and night sky to planetary orbits -- Newton's Laws -- How stars radiate energy (I) -- How stars radiate energy (II) -- Stellar spectra -- The lives and deaths of stars (I) -- The lives and deaths of stars (II) -- Why Pluto is not a planet -- The search for life in the galaxy. Pt. II, Galaxies : -- The interstellar medium -- Our milky way -- The universe of galaxies -- The expansion of the universe -- The early universe -- Quasars and supermassive black holes. Pt. III, Einstein and the universe : -- Einstein's road to relativity -- Implications of special relativity -- Einstein's general theory of relativity -- Black holes -- Cosmic strings, wormholes, and time travel -- The shape of the universe and the big bang -- Inflation and recent developments in cosmology -- Our future in the universe -- Appendix 1: Derivation of E=mc2 -- Appendix 2: Bekenstein, entrophy of black holes, and information.
Summary, etc.: Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three of today's leading astrophysicists. Inspired by the enormously popular introductory astronomy course that Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott taught together at Princeton, this book covers it all--from planets, stars, and galaxies to black holes, wormholes, and time travel.
Subject: Cosmology > Popular works.
Stars > Popular works.
Relativity (Physics) > Popular works.

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