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Starry messenger : cosmic perspectives on civilization / Neil deGrasse Tyson.

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  • 7 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 10 total copies.

Series Information

Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
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Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola LP 901 TYS (Text) 33118000201655 Adult: Large Print New Available -
Greentown PL - Greentown 901 TYSON LARGE PRINT (Text) 75342000093101 Adult Non-Fiction Large Print Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood LARGE PRINT NONFICTION SCIENCE PHYSICS Tyson (Text) 36626104395512 1st Floor New Books Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library NEW LP 523 TYS (Text) 70743000190020 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 901 TYSO (Text) 39231034047353 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
Porter County PL - Portage Public Library LP 901 TYSON NEW (Text) 33410018255747 Large Print Checked out 02/16/2023
Porter County PL - Valparaiso Public Library LP 901 TYSON (Text) 33410018255739 Large Print Checked out 02/22/2023
Rushville PL - Rushville NEW L.P. 523 TYS (Text) 38520000486483 Adult Nonfiction Available -
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Westfield Washington PL - Westfield LP901 Tyson (Text) 78292000402939 Adult New Book Collection Checked out 02/23/2023

Record details

  • ISBN: 9798885782203
  • Physical Description: 377 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage company, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-373)
Summary, etc.:
"Scientific methods, tools, and discoveries have shaped modern civilization and created the landscape we've built for ourselves on which to live, work, and play. Tyson shows how an infusion of science and rational thinking renders worldviews deeper and more informed than ever before-and exposes unfounded perspectives and unjustified emotions. With crystalline prose and an abundance of evidence, Starry Messenger walks us through the scientific palette that sees and paints the world differently. From lessons on resolving global conflict to reminders of how precious it is to be alive, Tyson reveals, with warmth and eloquence, ten surprising, brilliant, and beautiful truths of human society, informed and enlightened by knowledge of our place in the universe." -- Back cover.
Subject: Science and civilization.
Civilization > Philosophy.
Cosmology.
Large type books.
Genre: Essays.
Large type books.

Series Information

Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.

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