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A Brief Welcome to the Universe

A Pocket-Sized Tour

Neil deGrasse Tyson, J. Richard Gott, Michael A. Strauss, et al.

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Naturwissenschaften, Medizin, Informatik, Technik / Thermodynamik


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 your cosmic insight and perspective through a marvelously entertaining narrative. How do stars live and die? What are the prospects of intelligent life elsewhere in the universe? How did the universe begin? Why is it expanding and accelerating? Is our universe alone or part of an infinite multiverse? Exploring these and many other questions, this pocket-friendly book is your passport into the wonders of our evolving cosmos.



Milky Way, Calculation, Nuclear reaction, Andromeda Galaxy, Hubble Space Telescope, Neutron, Universe Today, Weakly interacting massive particles, Positron, Atomic nucleus, Elementary particle, Planck (spacecraft), Elliptic orbit, Main sequence, Longevity, Circumference, Orion Nebula, Big Bang, Luminosity, Jim Peebles, Dark energy, Gravitational wave, Satellite galaxy, Spiral galaxy, Einstein field equations, Real Humans, Jupiter, Kepler (spacecraft), Dimension, Prediction, Thermal radiation, Copernican principle, Hawking radiation, Angular diameter, Physicist, The Astrophysical Journal, Barred spiral galaxy, Cosmic string, Spacecraft, Temperature, White dwarf, Red giant, Gravity, Planetary nebula, Welcome to the Universe, Universe, Deuterium, Accretion (astrophysics), Saturn, Nuclear fusion, Irregular galaxy, Vacuum energy, De Sitter space, Earth, Light-year, The Pluto Files, Hubble's law, Measurement, Event horizon, Galaxy cluster, Astrophysics, Kuiper belt, Result, Cosmic Background Explorer, Newton's law of universal gravitation, Photon, Quantum tunnelling, Quantity, Alpha particle, Metric expansion of space, Vacuum state, Inflation (cosmology), Pressure, Chemical element, Year, Chronology of the universe, Exoplanet, Molecule, Neutron star, Energy density, Googol, Supernova, Observable universe, Galactic Center, Interstellar medium, Quasar, Shape of the universe, Planetary habitability, Accelerating expansion of the universe, Star, Solar mass, Uranus, Wavelength, Solar System, Extraterrestrial life, Galactic year, Nitrogen, Cosmic microwave background, Astrobiology, Cosmogony