May 17, 2021

Cosmic Queries Blog Tour: Review

Cosmic Queries
Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
Release Date: March 2, 2021
Publisher: National Geographic
Hardcover: 312 Pages

In this thought-provoking follow-up to his acclaimed StarTalk book, uber astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tackles the world's most important philosophical questions about the universe with wit, wisdom, and cutting-edge science. 

For science geeks, space and physics nerds, and all who want to understand their place in the universe, this enlightening new book from Neil deGrasse Tyson offers a unique take on the mysteries and curiosities of the cosmos, building on rich material from his beloved StarTalk podcast. In these illuminating pages, illustrated with dazzling photos and revealing graphics, Tyson and co-author James Trefil, a renowned physicist and science popularizer, take on the big questions that humanity has been posing for millennia--How did life begin? What is our place in the universe? Are we alone?--and provide answers based on the most current data, observations, and theories.  

Populated with paradigm-shifting discoveries that help explain the building blocks of astrophysics, this relatable and entertaining book will engage and inspire readers of all ages, bring sophisticated concepts within reach, and offer a window into the complexities of the cosmos. 

For all who loved National Geographic's StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos: Possible Worlds, and Space Atlas, this new book will take them on more journeys into the wonders of the universe and beyond.


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National Geographic has proven it's the best in blending science, facts and fun along with stunning photography and fantastic illustrations. This book is focused on a variety of subjects including philosophy, science, history, astrology, and so much more for both beginners and those who have been studying these topics for awhile. The book covers the top questions most people have: What is life? How old is the universe and how did it all begin? Are we alone in the universe? How will it all end? and so many more. There's a ton of information packed into this book. I learned a lot just from reading through it once and I know I'll be referring to it again and again for more interesting tidbits to learn about. The photography is nothing short of gorgeous, which I've come to expect from National Geographic. Every single page of the book is packed full of valuable information, intriguing side notes, historical facts, and lots of photos and illustrations. Anyone who has ever been interested in the cosmos, philosophy, and science should definitely pick up this book!

Legendary astrophysicist NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON is the host of the popular podcast StarTalk Radio and Emmy award-winning National Geographic Channel shows StarTalk and Cosmos. He earned his BA in physics from Harvard and his Ph.D. in astrophysics from Columbia. The author of more than a dozen books, including the best-selling Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Tyson is the first Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium. He lives in New York City with his wife and two children. Follow him on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and TikTok.