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Neil deGrasse Tyson Origins Review by Astronimate

By astronimate / 6 days ago

Neil deGrasse Tyson Origins Review by Astronimate Synopsis Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution, by Neil deGrasse Tyson and astronomy writer Donald Goldsmith tackle the king of all subjects: our universe. Similar to most cosmology reads, Tyson and Goldsmith set out on a voyage, exploring our universe’s past, present and future. You encounter seemingly […]

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Brian Greene – The Fabric of the Cosmos Review by Astronimate

By astronimate / a couple of weeks ago

Brian Greene – The Fabric of the Cosmos Review by Astronimate Synopsis Brian Greene’s The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality guides the reader through some of science’s most ambitious and complex topics. Brian Greene seeks answers to the questions we all ask. What is space? Is time real? What’s […]

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10 Mind-Blowing Great American Eclipse Facts that everyone should know!

By astronimate / a couple of weeks ago

10 Mind-Blowing Great American Eclipse Facts that everyone should know! It’s official, Great American Eclipse mania is upon us! Now, only a month away from the big day on August 21, 2017, news, magazines, social media and more will be buzzing with excitement. But, often times, these outlets can miss some of the most fascinating […]

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Great American Eclipse Trivia: Are You Prepared for the Total Solar Eclipse?

By astronimate / 3 weeks ago

Great American Eclipse Trivia: Are You Prepared for the Total Solar Eclipse? On August 21, 2017 the United States will enjoy one of astronomy’s greatest sights, a total solar eclipse! But, especially now, just one month away, news programs, social media and everything else will be buzzing about the exciting event. However, they tend to […]

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Alan Lightman “Accidental Universe” Review by Astronimate

By astronimate / last month

Alan Lightman “Accidental Universe” Review by Astronimate Synopsis The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew is similar to many astrophysics and cosmology book, exploring the universe’s evolution. Yet, Lightman peers into the universe from such unique and fascinating vantage points. From spirituality to symmetry to size, you explore the unfathomable, massive, and even shocking […]

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Carl Sagan “Billions and Billions” Review by Astronimate

By astronimate / last month

Carl Sagan “Billions and Billions” Review by Astronimate Synopsis Billions & Billions: Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium, was the final book of Sagan’s sensational career and life. In light of this, and the soon-to-be new millennium, he broaches some of the most enigmatic and sensitive questions regarding our universe. In […]

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Christophe Galfard The Universe in Your Hand Review by Astronimate

By astronimate / last month

Christophe Galfard The Universe in Your Hand Review by Astronimate Synopsis The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time and Beyond, attempts precisely what the book’s title states. Through a series of hypothetical situations, readers go on a mental journey of our cosmos through the eyes and mind of an unnamed main character. Beginning with local and […]

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FOUND! New Hottest Known Planet, KELT-9b is Hotter Than Most Stars

By astronimate / last month

FOUND! New Hottest Known Planet, KELT-9b is Hotter Than Most Stars Since confirming our first official exoplanet discovery in the early 1990s, we have spotted all shapes, sizes, speeds and more. However, this week crowns a new champion for hottest known planet, KELT-9b. Hottest of Hot Jupiters In our exoplanet search, it’s not uncommon to […]

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Antimatter in the Milky Way: Searching for the Source of Gamma Rays

By astronimate / last month

Antimatter in the Milky Way: Searching for the Source of Gamma Rays Since the infancy of our 13.8-billion-year-old universe, matter has had its counterpart, antimatter. Identical in every single way to ordinary matter (protons, electrons, etc.), only with an opposite charge. Yet, while our familiar normal matter drastically dominates the universe, antimatter still exists, even […]

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