Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

What is the nature of space and time How do we fit within the universe How does the universe fit within us There s no better guide through these mind expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson n nBut today, few of us have time to contemplate the c


Cosmos has 13 heavily illustrated chapters, corresponding to the 13 episodes of the Cosmos television series In the book, Sagan explores 15 billion years of cosmic evolution and the development of science and civilization Cosmos traces the origins of knowledge and the scientific method, mixing sci

God and the Astronomers

In God and the Astronomers, Dr Robert Jastrow, world renowned astrophysicist, describes the astronomical discoveries of recent years and the theological implications of the new insights afforded by science into mankind s place in the cosmos He explains the chain of events that forced astronomers,

On Space and Time

This book gets to the heart of science by asking a fundamental question about its essence what is the true nature of space and time Both defy modern physics, and scientists find themselves continually searching for answers This unique volume brings together world leaders in cosmology, particle ph

Het kosmisch rariteitenkabinet

Het heelal zit vol onvoorstelbaar rare dingen Een planeet die zo heet is, dat ie letterlijk verdampt, bijvoorbeeld Een mysterieus radiosignaal dat je durft het bijna niet hardop te zeggen best wel eens van aliens kan komen Hongerige zwarte gaten die op hoog tempo op ons af komen razen En wat