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Starry messenger : cosmic perspectives on civilization  Cover Image Book Book

Starry messenger : cosmic perspectives on civilization / Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250861504
  • ISBN: 1250861500
  • ISBN: 9781250880949
  • ISBN: 1250880947
  • Physical Description: xiv, 269 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Overture: Science and society -- Truth & beauty : aesthetics in life and in the cosmos -- Exploration & discovery : the value of both when shaping civilization -- Earth & moon : cosmic perspectives -- Conflict & resolution : tribal forces within us all -- Risk & reward : calculations we make daily with our own lives and the lives of other -- Meatarians & vegetarians : we are not entirely what we eat -- Gender & identity : people are more the same than different -- Color & race : once again, people are more the same than different -- Law & order : the foundation of civilization, whether we like it or not -- Body and mind -- Coda: Life & death.
Summary, etc.:
"Bringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, Neil deGrasse Tyson shines new light on the crucial fault lines of our time--war, politics, religion, truth, beauty, gender, and race--in a way that stimulates a deeper sense of unity for us all"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Science and civilization.
Civilization > Philosophy.
Cosmology.
Genre: Essays.

Available copies

  • 23 of 47 copies available at Bibliomation.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Bridgeport Public Library. (Show preferred library)

Holds

  • 5 current holds with 47 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport 901 TYSON (Text) 34000151356094 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 11/28/2022
Beardsley & Memorial Library - Winsted 901 TYSON (Text) 33750000082804 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Beekley Community Library - New Hartford NEW 901 TYSON N (Text) 32544072705170 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 11/01/2022
Bethel Public Library 901 TYS (Text) 34030147224718 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 12/04/2022
Brookfield Library 901/TYSON (Text) 34029150698115 Adult New Nonfiction Recently Returned -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown 523.1 TYS (Text) 34014150731017 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 12/02/2022
Canterbury Public Library 901 TYSON (Text) 33190153994397 Adult New Checked out 12/05/2022
David M. Hunt Library - Falls Village 901 Tys (Text) 33180148093892 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Deep River Public Library 901 Tyso (Text) 36039153316118 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Derby Neck Library 523.1 TYS (Text) 34046154580511 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 11/26/2022
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