Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2004 - Science - 345 pages
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In this companion to a PBS series, the authors explore cosmic science's stunning new insights into the formation and evolution of the universe--of the cosmos, of galaxies and galaxy clusters, of stars within galaxies, of planets that orbit those stars, and more.
  

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Review: Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

User Review  - Mariah - Goodreads

Aside from outdated information (especially that which pertains to planetary discoveries and the number of extrasolar planets, which is now much higher and more well understood than when this book was ... Read full review

Review: Origins: 14 billion years of cosmic evolution

User Review  - Vanessa Venturella - Goodreads

Amazing! As someone who has just recently rediscovered my fascination with the cosmos, this book was easy to digest yet gave a good high level overview of the finer points of the current understand of, well, everything. 5 stars! Read full review

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Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist and director of New York City's Hayden Planetarium.

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