Origins (Paperback)

Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

By Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Donald Goldsmith

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393350395, 352pp.

Publication Date: September 2, 2014

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (9/1/2014)
Paperback (10/17/2005)
Hardcover (9/1/2004)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (9/1/2014)

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Our true origins are not just human, or even terrestrial, but in fact cosmic. Drawing on recent scientific breakthroughs and the current cross-pollination among geology, biology, astrophysics, and cosmology, ?Origins? explains the soul-stirring leaps in our understanding of the cosmos. From the first image of a galaxy birth to Spirit Rover's exploration of Mars, to the discovery of water on one of Jupiter's moons, coauthors Neil deGrasse Tyson and Donald Goldsmith conduct a galvanizing tour of the cosmos with clarity and exuberance.

About the Author

Donald Goldsmithis an astronomy writer in Berkeley, California, and the author of more than twenty books.