December 18, 2017

Review: Explore the Cosmos Like Neil DeGrasse Tyson

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Ever want to explore the universe through an astronomer’s eyes?

The reboot of the Cosmos television series has cemented Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s place in the universe as the successor to the late great Carl Sagan. But before he was a science celebrity and a household name, Tyson was a research astrophysicist as well as a tireless science popularizer and the director of New York City’s Hayden Planetarium. [Read more...]

Review: From Here to Infinity by Martin Rees.

Out in June from Norton Books!

The early 20th century was a high time for science. As challenge after challenge was met head-on and the Age of Steam gave way to the vacuum tube and the unlocking of the energy of the atom, it seemed as if progress was unstoppable. Would we be living on Mars and commuting by pneumatic tube by 1999? [Read more...]

Review Space Chronicles by Neil DeGrasse Tyson.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson is on a mission. That mission might best be described as assuring the citizens of today’s modern technological society maintain scientific literacy and feed their wonder for the universe.  And if that’s the mission, then this week’s review, Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier is the space aficionados’ manifesto. [Read more...]