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Cosmos : possible worlds / Ann Druyan.

Author/Creator:
Druyan, Ann, 1949- author.
Other Title:
Possible worlds
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2020]
Format/Description:
Book
383 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Cosmos (Television program : 2014- )
Galaxy.
Solar system.
Astronomy -- Popular works.
Astronomy.
Form/Genre:
Popular works.
Summary:
"Cosmos: Possible Worlds travels through more than 14 billion years of cosmic evolution and into an astonishing future where probes travel by light beams to distant stars, helping us solve enduring mysteries of our origins and dream toward an unimaginable time ahead."-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Foreword by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Prologue
Ladder to the stars
Oh, Mighty King
Lost city of life
Vavilov
The cosmic connectome
The man of a trillion worlds
The search for intelligent life on earth
The sacrifice of Cassini
Magic without lies
A tale of two atoms
The fleeting grace of the habitable zone
Coming of age in the Anthropocene
A possible world.
Notes:
Companion text to television series of same title.
"The sequel to Carl Sagan's beloved classic" -- Jacket cover.
Includes bibliographical references (page 376) and index.
ISBN:
9781426219085
1426219083
OCLC:
1077482668
Publisher Number:
99983896490
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