The Resource Death by black hole : and other cosmic quandaries, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Death by black hole : and other cosmic quandaries, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Label
Death by black hole : and other cosmic quandaries
Title
Death by black hole
Title remainder
and other cosmic quandaries
Statement of responsibility
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of essays on the cosmos, written by an American Museum of Natural History astrophysicist, includes "Holy Wars," "Ends of the World," and "Hollywood Nights."
Cataloging source
BLACP
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Tyson, Neil deGrasse
Dewey number
523.8/875
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
QB843.B55
LC item number
T97 2007ab
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Dion Graham
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Graham, Dion
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  • Audiobooks
  • Books on disc
  • Black holes (Astronomy)
  • Cosmology
  • Exobiology
  • Religion and science
  • Solar system
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Death by black hole : and other cosmic quandaries, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audiobook
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
local
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The nature of knowledge: the challenges of knowing what is knowable in the universe -- The knowledge of nature: the challenges of discovering the contents of the cosmos -- Ways and means of nature: how nature presents herself to the inquiring mind -- The meaning of life: the challenges and triumphs of knowing how we got here -- When the universe turns bad: all the ways the cosmos wants to kill us -- Science and culture: the ruffled interface between cosmic discovery and the public's reaction to it -- Science and God: when ways of knowing collide
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
10 audio discs (approximately 72 min. each)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781433202117
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z4355
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)123510174
  • 529629
  • (OCoLC)ocn123510174
  • 529629
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Death by black hole : and other cosmic quandaries, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audiobook
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
local
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The nature of knowledge: the challenges of knowing what is knowable in the universe -- The knowledge of nature: the challenges of discovering the contents of the cosmos -- Ways and means of nature: how nature presents herself to the inquiring mind -- The meaning of life: the challenges and triumphs of knowing how we got here -- When the universe turns bad: all the ways the cosmos wants to kill us -- Science and culture: the ruffled interface between cosmic discovery and the public's reaction to it -- Science and God: when ways of knowing collide
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
10 audio discs (approximately 72 min. each)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781433202117
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z4355
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)123510174
  • 529629
  • (OCoLC)ocn123510174
  • 529629
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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