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  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 11 September 2018
  • ISBN : 9780393285437
  • Page : 592 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 4 voters

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“Extraordinary.… A feast of history, an expert tour through thousands of years of war and conquest.” —Jennifer Carson, New York Times Book Review In this far-reaching foray into the millennia-long relationship between science and military power, acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-author Avis Lang examine how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of war. Spanning early celestial navigation to satellite-enabled warfare, Accessory to War is a richly researched and provocative examination of the intersection of science, technology, industry, and power that will introduce Tyson’s millions of fans to yet another dimension of how the universe has shaped our lives and our world.

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military
  • Author : Neil deGrasse Tyson,Avis Lang
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2018-09-11
  • ISBN : 9780393285437
DOWNLOAD BOOKAccessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

“Extraordinary.… A feast of history, an expert tour through thousands of years of war and conquest.” —Jennifer Carson, New York Times Book Review In this far-reaching foray into the millennia-long relationship between science and military power, acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-author Avis Lang examine how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of war. Spanning early celestial navigation to satellite-enabled warfare, Accessory to War is a richly researched and provocative examination of the

Accessory to War

Accessory to War
  • Author : Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Publisher : Thorndike Press Large Print
  • Release Date : 2019
  • ISBN : 1432863819
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"Examine[s] how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of war ... because the astrophysicists and military planners care about many of the same things: multi-spectral detection, ranging, tracking, imaging, high ground, nuclear fusion, and access to space"--

This New Ocean

This New Ocean
  • Author : William E. Burrows
  • Publisher : Modern Library
  • Release Date : 2010-09-29
  • ISBN : 9780307765482
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It was all part of man's greatest adventure--landing men on the Moon and sending a rover to Mars, finally seeing the edge of the universe and the birth of stars, and launching planetary explorers across the solar system to Neptune and beyond. The ancient dream of breaking gravity's hold and taking to space became a reality only because of the intense cold-war rivalry between the superpowers, with towering geniuses like Wernher von Braun and Sergei Korolyov shelving dreams of space

Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier

Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier
  • Author : Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2012-02-27
  • ISBN : 9780393082913
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“A compelling appeal, at just the right time, for continuing to look up.”—Air & Space America’s space program is at a turning point. After decades of global primacy, NASA has ended the space-shuttle program, cutting off its access to space. No astronauts will be launched in an American craft, from American soil, until the 2020s, and NASA may soon find itself eclipsed by other countries’ space programs. With his signature wit and thought-provoking insights, Neil deGrasse Tyson—one of

Letters from an Astrophysicist

Letters from an Astrophysicist
  • Author : Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2019-10-08
  • ISBN : 9781324003328
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New York Times Bestseller A luminous companion to the phenomenal bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has attracted one of the world’s largest online followings with his fascinating, widely accessible insights into science and our universe. Now, Tyson invites us to go behind the scenes of his public fame by revealing his correspondence with people across the globe who have sought him out in search of answers. In this hand-picked collection of 101 letters, Tyson

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries
  • Author : Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2007-11-17
  • ISBN : 0393113787
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"[Tyson] tackles a great range of subjects…with great humor, humility, and—most important—humanity." —Entertainment Weekly Loyal readers of the monthly "Universe" essays in Natural History magazine have long recognized Neil deGrasse Tyson's talent for guiding them through the mysteries of the cosmos with clarity and enthusiasm. Bringing together more than forty of Tyson's favorite essays, Death by Black Hole explores a myriad of cosmic topics, from what it would be like to be inside a black hole to

Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry

Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry
  • Author : Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2019-02-05
  • ISBN : 9780393356519
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Neil deGrasse Tyson’s #1 New York Times best-selling guide to the cosmos, adapted for young readers. From the basics of physics to big questions about the nature of space and time, celebrated astrophysicist and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson breaks down the mysteries of the cosmos into bite-sized pieces. Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry describes the fundamental rules and unknowns of our universe clearly—and with Tyson’s characteristic wit, there’s a lot of fun thrown in,

The Sky Is Not the Limit

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  • Author : Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Publisher : Prometheus Books
  • Release Date : 2010-03-19
  • ISBN : 9781616141202
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From the author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry and the host of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, a memoir about growing up and a young man's budding scientific curiosity. This is the absorbing story of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s lifelong fascination with the night sky, a restless wonder that began some thirty years ago on the roof of his Bronx apartment building and eventually led him to become the director of the Hayden Planetarium. A unique chronicle of a

One Universe:

One Universe:
  • Author : Charles Tsun-Chu Liu,Neil de Grasse Tyson,Robert Irion
  • Publisher : Joseph Henry Press
  • Release Date : 1999-12-20
  • ISBN : 9780309064880
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A new window opens onto the cosmos... Almost every day we are challenged by new information from the outermost reaches of space. Using straightforward language, One Universe explores the physical principles that govern the workings of our own world so that we can appreciate how they operate in the cosmos around us. Bands of color in a sunlit crystal and the spectrum of starlight in giant telescopes, the arc of a hard-hit baseball and the orbit of the moon, traffic

Cosmic Queries

Cosmic Queries
  • Author : Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
  • Release Date : 2021-03-02
  • ISBN : 9781426221781
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In this thought-provoking follow-up to his acclaimed StarTalk book, uber astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tackles the world's most important philosophical questions about the universe with wit, wisdom, and cutting-edge science. For science geeks, space and physics nerds, and all who want to understand their place in the universe, this enlightening new book from Neil deGrasse Tyson offers a unique take on the mysteries and curiosities of the cosmos, building on rich material from his beloved StarTalk podcast. In these illuminating

A Brief Welcome to the Universe

A Brief Welcome to the Universe
  • Author : Neil deGrasse Tyson,Michael A. Strauss,J. Richard Gott
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-09-07
  • ISBN : 9780691223612
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A pocket-style edition based on the New York Times bestseller A Brief Welcome to the Universe offers a breathtaking tour of the cosmos, from planets, stars, and galaxies to black holes and time loops. Bestselling authors and acclaimed astrophysicists Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott take readers on an unforgettable journey of exploration to reveal how our universe actually works. Propelling you from our home solar system to the outermost frontiers of space, this book builds

Starstruck

Starstruck
  • Author : Kathleen Krull,Paul Brewer
  • Publisher : Dragonfly Books
  • Release Date : 2020-09
  • ISBN : 9780399550270
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A picture-book biography about science superstar Neil deGrasse Tyson, the groundbreaking American astrophysicist whose work has inspired a generation of young scientists and astronomers to reach for the stars! Perfect for STEM curricula and readers of all ages. Young Neil deGrasse Tyson was starstruck when he first visited the sky theater at the Hayden Planetarium in New York City. He couldn't believe the crowded, glittering night sky at the planetarium was real--until a visit to the country years later revealed

The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet

The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet
  • Author : Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2010-07-12
  • ISBN : 9780393073348
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The New York Times bestseller: "You gotta read this. It is the most exciting book about Pluto you will ever read in your life." —Jon Stewart When the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History reclassified Pluto as an icy comet, the New York Times proclaimed on page one, "Pluto Not a Planet? Only in New York." Immediately, the public, professionals, and press were choosing sides over Pluto's planethood. Pluto is entrenched in our

Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilisation

Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilisation
  • Author : Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2022-09-29
  • ISBN : 9780008543198
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Bringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, Neil deGrasse Tyson, bestselling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, shines new light on the crucial fault lines of our time–war, politics, religion, truth, beauty, gender, race, and tribalism–in a way that stimulates a deeper sense of unity for us all.

All the Light We Cannot See

All the Light We Cannot See
  • Author : Anthony Doerr
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-04-04
  • ISBN : 9781501173219
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