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"Before you know it as the years go by, you're just like other people you have seen, with all those peculiar human ailments. Just another vehicle for temper and vanity and rashness and all the rest. Who wants it? Who needs it? These things occupy the place where a man's soul should be." -- Henderson the Rain King

Friday, November 30, 2007

Death By Black Hole

Book #46 on my reading list was Neil deGrasse Tyson's essay collection Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries.

Unless you're an astrophysicist or you've got too much free time you probably don't keep up with the latest findings in the cosmology field. No worries, Neil deGrasse Tyson's got your back. This excellent collection skims a wide swath of fascinating topics and puts them all into an entertaining and educational context that us laymen can understand. Exactly what a good science book should be.

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