Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Star Talk by Neil deGrasse Tyson

    • Star Talk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, and Beyond by Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Published September 13, 2016
    • Other works by author include Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries, The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet, and many more.

    • The author has a TV show called "Star Talk" on the National Geographic Channel. 
    • This is a distillation of the various discussions by Dr. Tyson and his guests on that show and organized into topics: 
      • Space Travel, Colonizing Mars, Science Fiction, Black Holes, and so many more.
    • A companion book to the television series.

    • This is a fun and quick read. Lots of science facts and lots of pictures.
      • To be crass, it would make a great bathroom book. 
      • Each page has several little blocks of text on it and you can delve in and out without necessarily reading it cover to cover.
    • Recommended for science fans and Neil deGrasse Tyson fans, who are basically the same group of people, right? I mean, the Venn diagram would practically be a circle!

1 comment:

  1. Science is cool. But, if space is the final frontier, shouldn't we be doing other science first and saving space for last?