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Our real origins will not be simply human, or perhaps terrestrial, yet in reality cosmic. Drawing on medical breakthroughs and the present cross-pollination between geology, biology, astrophysics, and cosmology, Origins explains the soul-stirring leaps in our knowing of the cosmos. From the 1st photograph of a galaxy delivery to Spirit rover's exploration of Mars, to the invention of water on one in every of Jupiter's moons, coauthors Neil deGrasse Tyson and Donald Goldsmith behavior a galvanizing journey of the cosmos with readability and exuberance.
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