The Story of the Cosmos Book
Score: 1
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The Story of the Cosmos


  • Author : Daniel Ray
  • Publisher : Harvest House Publishers
  • Release Date : 2019-07-16
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780736977364

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The Story of the Cosmos Excerpt :

Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe What do you see when you gaze at the night sky? Do you contemplate the stars as the random result of an evolutionary process? Or do you marvel over them as a testament of the Creator’s glory? Modern science has popularized a view of the cosmos that suggests there is no need for God and denies any evidence of His existence. But The Story of the Cosmos provides a different—and fascinating—perspective. It points to a God who makes Himself known in the wonder and beauty of His creation. This compilation from respected scholars and experts spans topics from “The Mathematical Creation and the Image of God” to “The Glorious Dance of Binary Stars” and “God’s Invisible Attributes—Black Holes.” Contributors include Dr. William Lane Craig, Dr. Guillermo Gonzalez, Dr. Melissa Cain Travis, and Dr. Michael Ward. Come, take a deeper look at the universe…and explore the traces of God’s glory in the latest discoveries of astronomy, science, literature, and art.

See You in the Cosmos Book
Score: 4.5
From 13 Ratings

See You in the Cosmos


  • Author : Jack Cheng
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-02-28
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399186394

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See You in the Cosmos Excerpt :

“I haven't read anything that has moved me this much since Wonder.” —Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places A space-obsessed boy and his dog, Carl Sagan, take a journey toward family, love, hope, and awe in this funny and moving novel for fans of Counting by 7s, Walk Two Moons, and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. 11-year-old Alex Petroski loves space and rockets, his mom, his brother, and his dog Carl Sagan—named for his hero, the real-life astronomer. All he wants is to launch his golden iPod into space the way Carl Sagan (the man, not the dog) launched his Golden Record on the Voyager spacecraft in 1977. From Colorado to New Mexico, Las Vegas to L.A., Alex records a journey on his iPod to show other lifeforms what life on earth, his earth, is like. But his destination keeps changing. And the funny, lost, remarkable people he meets along the way can only partially prepare him for the secrets he’ll uncover—from the truth about his long-dead dad to the fact that, for a kid with a troubled mom and a mostly not-around brother, he has way more family than he ever knew. Jack Cheng’s debut is full of joy, optimism, determination, and unbelievable heart. To read the first page is to fall in love with Alex and his view of our big, beautiful, complicated world. To read the last is to know he and his story will stay with you a long, long time. "Stellar." —Entertainment Weekly “Life-embracing.” —The Wall Street Journal "Works beautifully." —The New York Times Book Review “Irresistible.” —The Chicago Tribune “The best I've read in a long, long time.” —Holly Goldberg Sloan, author of Counting by 7s “Riveting, inspiring, and sometimes hilarious.” —Kirkus, starred review “A propulsive stream-of-conscious dive.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review “A gift—a miracle.” —Paul Griffin, author When Friendship Followed Me Home “Exuberant.” —Booklist "Full of the real kind of magic." —Ally Condie, a

The Book Of The Cosmos Book

The Book Of The Cosmos


  • Author : Dennis Danielson
  • Publisher : Perseus Books Group
  • Release Date : 2000-07-05
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 556
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015051298795

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The Book Of The Cosmos Excerpt :

Texts and essays from scientists, writers, theologians, and philosophers reflect the evolution of ideas on the creation of the cosmos and the human's place in the universe.

Lost in the Cosmos Book
Score: 3.5
From 9 Ratings

Lost in the Cosmos


  • Author : Walker Percy
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2011-03-29
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781453216347

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Lost in the Cosmos Excerpt :

“A mock self-help book designed not to help but to provoke . . . to inveigle us into thinking about who we are and how we got into this mess.” (Los Angeles Times Book Review). Filled with quizzes, essays, short stories, and diagrams, Lost in the Cosmos is National Book Award–winning author Walker Percy’s humorous take on a familiar genre—as well as an invitation to serious contemplation of life’s biggest questions. One part parody and two parts philosophy, Lost in the Cosmos is an enlightening guide to the dilemmas of human existence, and an unrivaled spin on self-help manuals by one of modern America’s greatest literary masters.

I m with the Cosmos Book

I m with the Cosmos


  • Author : Steve Hunt
  • Publisher : eBook Partnership
  • Release Date : 2021-03-08
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : 9781785319068

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I m with the Cosmos Excerpt :

I'm with the Cosmos' was the phrase New York Cosmos players used to get a table reserved at the city's best restaurants or skip the queue at the glamorous Studio 54 nightclub. And it was one Steve Hunt became used to trotting out, after he was transferred from Aston Villa to New York Cosmos at the tender age of 20, having played just seven times for the first team at Villa. He walked straight into a world of celebrity and a team of superstars including two of the world's finest players, Pele and Franz Beckenbauer. This is Steve's story of those heady days in New York - but also a stellar career back in England during the early 1980s. Returning to the West Midlands, Steve played for Coventry City, West Bromwich Albion and returned to his beloved Aston Villa for a second spell - and at the age of 28, he won the first of two England caps under Bobby Robson, realising an ambition held since early childhood. This is Steve's story, and in it he writes frankly about his football career, as well as his life outside the game. Steve Hunt collaborated with Ian McCauley on his autobiography. Ian is a former teacher, now living on the Isle of Wight. This is his first book although he enjoys writing short stories for pleasure. Ian is a Birmingham City supporter and Steve - a lifelong Aston Villa fan - has long since forgiven him.

Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos Book
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos


  • Author : Dennis Overbye
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2021-12-21
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316434799

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Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos Excerpt :

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award: the "intensely exciting" story of a group of brilliant scientists who set out to answer the deepest questions about the origin of the universe and changed the course of physics and astronomy forever (Newsday). In southern California, nearly a half century ago, a small band of researchers — equipped with a new 200-inch telescope and a faith born of scientific optimism — embarked on the greatest intellectual adventure in the history of humankind: the search for the origin and fate of the universe. Their quest would eventually engulf all of physics and astronomy, leading not only to the discovery of quasars, black holes, and shadow matter but also to fame, controversy, and Nobel Prizes. Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos tells the story of the men and women who have taken eternity on their shoulders and stormed nature in search of answers to the deepest questions we know to ask. "Written with such wit and verve that it is hard not to zip through in one sitting." —Washington Post

Cosmos Book
Score: 4.5
From 1,665 Ratings

Cosmos


  • Author : Carl Sagan
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 396
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345539434

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Cosmos Excerpt :

Presents an illustrated guide to the universe and to Earth's relationship to it, moving from theories of creation to humankind's discovery of the cosmos, to general relativity, to space missions, and beyond.

Star Stuff Book
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Star Stuff


  • Author : Stephanie Roth Sisson
  • Publisher : Roaring Brook Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-14
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466882218

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Star Stuff Excerpt :

For every child who has ever looked up at the stars and asked, "What are they?" comes the story of a curious boy who never stopped wondering: Carl Sagan. When Carl Sagan was a young boy he went to the 1939 World's Fair and his life was changed forever. From that day on he never stopped marveling at the universe and seeking to understand it better. Star Stuff follows Carl from his days star gazing from the bedroom window of his Brooklyn apartment, through his love of speculative science fiction novels, to his work as an internationally renowned scientist who worked on the Voyager missions exploring the farthest reaches of space. This book introduces the beloved man who brought the mystery of the cosmos into homes across America to a new generation of dreamers and star gazers.

The Book of Universes Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Book of Universes


  • Author : John D. Barrow
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2011-02-03
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781409028802

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The Book of Universes Excerpt :

This is a book about universes. It tells a story that revolves around a single extraordinary fact: that Albert Einstein's famous theory of relativity describes a series of entire universes. Not many solutions to Einstein's tantalising universe equations have ever been found, but those that have are all remarkable. Some describe universes that expand in size, while others contract. Some rotate like a top, while others are chaotically unpredictable. Some are perfectly smooth, while others are lumpy. Some permit time travel into the past. Only a few allow life to evolve within them; the rest, if they exist, remain unknown and unknowable to conscious minds. Here, in The Book of Universes, we are confronted with the most fantastic and far-reaching speculations within the entire realm of science.

Child of the Universe Book
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Child of the Universe


  • Author : Ray Jayawardhana
  • Publisher : Make Me a World
  • Release Date : 2020-03-17
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524717568

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Child of the Universe Excerpt :

Perfect for fans of The Wonderful Things You Will Be and That's Me Loving You, this picture book by a renowned astrophysicist is a lyrical meditation on the preciousness of one child and the vastness of the universe. Just like the sun gives shine to the moon, you light up the world beyond this room . . . You are grand and marvelous, strong and mysterious. The history of the world is in your fingertips. A lyrical meditation on the preciousness of one child and the vastness of the universe, this gorgeously illustrated picture book shares the immensity of a parent's love along with the message that we are all connected to the broader cosmos in important and intimate ways. A perfect bedtime read-aloud, Child of the Universe is a book to cherish forever. The author is an astrophysicist who has been fascinated by the universe since he was a child. As a parent, he has developed a new appreciation for the deep connections between billions of years of cosmic evolution and this one tiny human.

The Fabric of the Cosmos Book
Score: 4
From 893 Ratings

The Fabric of the Cosmos


  • Author : Brian Greene
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2007-12-18
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307428530

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The Fabric of the Cosmos Excerpt :

From Brian Greene, one of the world’s leading physicists and author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Elegant Universe, comes a grand tour of the universe that makes us look at reality in a completely different way. Space and time form the very fabric of the cosmos. Yet they remain among the most mysterious of concepts. Is space an entity? Why does time have a direction? Could the universe exist without space and time? Can we travel to the past? Greene has set himself a daunting task: to explain non-intuitive, mathematical concepts like String Theory, the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle, and Inflationary Cosmology with analogies drawn from common experience. From Newton’s unchanging realm in which space and time are absolute, to Einstein’s fluid conception of spacetime, to quantum mechanics’ entangled arena where vastly distant objects can instantaneously coordinate their behavior, Greene takes us all, regardless of our scientific backgrounds, on an irresistible and revelatory journey to the new layers of reality that modern physics has discovered lying just beneath the surface of our everyday world.

My First Book of the Cosmos Book

My First Book of the Cosmos


  • Author : Kaid-Salah Ferrón Sheddad
  • Publisher : My First Book of Science
  • Release Date : 2020-10-06
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 56
  • ISBN 10 : 1787080773

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My First Book of the Cosmos Excerpt :

My First Book of the Cosmos is the latest title from the awarding winning illustrator and author duo Eduard Altarriba and Sheddad Kaid-Salah Ferrón. Cosmology is closely related to astronomy and studies the origin and evolution of the universe. As with Eduard and Sheddad's first book published by Button Books My First Book of Quantum Physics, My First Book of the Cosmos introduces children to what is an incredibly complex subject in a fun and entertaining way, using highly attractive and absorbing illustrations to explain the basic principals and concepts of this complex and fascinating subject.

Virus Attack Book

Virus Attack


  • Author : Susan Draper
  • Publisher : Susan Draper
  • Release Date : 2021-07-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 77
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Virus Attack Excerpt :

Two separate cat species collide in the cosmos to tackle one shared mission: survive deadly virus attacks while thwarting the tyrannical schemes of power-hungry leaders. Zahra and Orion have misled the felidors of exoplanet Kapteyn b, assuring them they can achieve immortality if they merge with a different species to counteract the virus. Felidors are more advanced than felines and have achieved intergalactic space travel along with language assimilation skills. Meanwhile, felines on planet Earth face a horrible virus themselves. Their future is just as dire as the felidors. Now, only one shelter houses cats that are still infection free, but time is running out. Inside this facility are two caged cats. Donovan from Kapteyn b and Khan from planet Earth. They become fast friends and allies. What will happen to them? Five extraordinary felidors are led by Artema in a fight to maintain goodness and equality on their home planet and beyond. Follow the action in this explosive novella series as Rhea, an almighty cat god of the universe, battles her evil sister Hecate’s takeover attempts!

The Disordered Cosmos Book
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

The Disordered Cosmos


  • Author : Chanda Prescod-Weinstein
  • Publisher : Bold Type Books
  • Release Date : 2021-03-09
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781541724693

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The Disordered Cosmos Excerpt :

From a star theoretical physicist, a journey into the world of particle physics and the cosmos—and a call for a more liberatory practice of science. A Finalist for the 2022 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award A Finalist for the 2021 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Science & Technology A Smithsonian Magazine Best Science Book of 2021 A Symmetry Magazine Top 10 Physics Book of 2021 An Entropy Magazine Best Nonfiction Book of 2020-2021 A Publishers Weekly Best Nonfiction Book of the Year A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2021 A Booklist Top 10 Sci-Tech Book of the Year In The Disordered Cosmos, Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein shares her love for physics, from the Standard Model of Particle Physics and what lies beyond it, to the physics of melanin in skin, to the latest theories of dark matter—along with a perspective informed by history, politics, and the wisdom of Star Trek. One of the leading physicists of her generation, Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is also one of fewer than one hundred Black American women to earn a PhD from a department of physics. Her vision of the cosmos is vibrant, buoyantly nontraditional, and grounded in Black and queer feminist lineages. Dr. Prescod-Weinstein urges us to recognize how science, like most fields, is rife with racism, misogyny, and other forms of oppression. She lays out a bold new approach to science and society, beginning with the belief that we all have a fundamental right to know and love the night sky. The Disordered Cosmos dreams into existence a world that allows everyone to experience and understand the wonders of the universe.

Jesus and the Cosmos Book

Jesus and the Cosmos


  • Author : Denis Edwards
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2004-07-22
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 122
  • ISBN 10 : 9781592447633

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Jesus and the Cosmos Excerpt :

At the end of the twentieth century we began to understand that the earth is vulnerable, that it is like a tiny garden in space, under threat on all sides. Jesus and the Cosmos is an attempt to think theologically about the ecological crisis we face in the light of the great Christian tradition. Our theological tradition has been shaped within the worldview of a static universe. By contrast, we are told today that the universe began with a cosmic explosion called the Big Bang, that we live in an expanding universe with galaxies rushing away from us at an enormous rate, that we human beings are part of an evolutionary movement on the earth, and that we are intimately linked with the health of delicately balanced life-systems on our planet. Not only has modern science given this age a new cosmology, but contemporary historical studies have provided us with a new approach to the historical Jesus. Critical biblical study has allowed us to know far more about the Jesus who brought joy and liberation into people's lives. In Jesus and the Cosmos, Denis Edwards tells the story of the cosmos, the story of Jesus of Nazareth, and shows their connections. Ultimately, he will assert "Jesus of Nazareth, risen from the dead, IS the dynamic power at the heart of the cosmic process."