The Pluto Files The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet ( Kindle ePUB Pdf ) by Neil deGrasse Tyson



10 thoughts on “The Pluto Files The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet

  1. says:

    Like all of Tyson's books it's very well written explaining any number of difficult subjects with clarity and ease but unfortunately with this subject we devolve into a catalogue of cultural significance for the poor demoted Pluto and a very long list of rather humorous emails and letters all sent to Tyson because of his role in the decisionIf that's what you're looking for then by all means enjoy this bookBut if you'r

  2. says:

    I wanted to read something by Neil deGrasse Tyson for a long time I like how he can break complex matters up and present them in a way that children and laymen can understand them there is a famous uote saying t

  3. says:

    Here's a topic that isn't often covered how museums design their exhibits You know what else isn't often covered how science happens There are myriad books about discoverers and discoveries and many about new field

  4. says:

    ugh awfully light book on what really be a weighty tome felt like a long article in time magazine or something where it might scratch the surface of a subject but you don't really get a whole understanding of the topic filled with way too many

  5. says:

    I admit I did not thoroughly read this I am not a science person at all Yes I realize I appear to be Asian Most of the information went over my head I recognize that Tyson is not only one of the foremost scientists today but also one of the easily understood ones I suppose I am that dense when it comes to the hard sciences Give me psychology sociology philosophy I would stun you with my brain Start giving me numbers an

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    deGrasse Tyson proves that while he might not be the smartest man in the United States he is one of the best scientist at making what at first glance could be a daunting project for the uninitiated to read both understandable and enj

  7. says:

    Everything that you could ever want to know about Pluto I think it may be an effective teaching aid if teachers used excepts in their lessons

  8. says:

    Another guilty pleasure Neil deGrasse Tyson always writes well This time he is less concerned with science education than he is with describing

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    Tyson is always a favorite guest on The Daily Show and this book was discussed on his last interview with Jon Stewart Library to the rescueThere are 9 chapters to this fairly short book all done with wit and an obvious love of science Tyson goes over Pluto's history how Pluto was received in our culture and the descent of how Pluto lost his status as our 9th planetApparently Americans really love Pluto not only because of it's association

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    Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson was voted Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive by people magazine who would have known such a stud muffin was also an crazy intelligent funny and witty writer? This book details the history of Pluto's place in both science and people's hearts from the time of it's discovery and naming as a planet all the way to its demotion to

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In August 2006 the International Astronomical Union voted Pluto out of planethood Far from the sun wonder Pluto has any fans Yet during the mounting debate over rallied behind the extraterrestrial underdog Disney created an irresistible pup by the sa. I wanted to read something by Neil deGrasse Tyson for a long time I like how he can break complex matters up and present them in a way that children and laymen can understand them there is a famous uote saying that you yourself have only understood a matter if you re capable of explaining it in simple termsThis is probably the lightest of books by this author and people should know that going it It s only about Pluto and that whole mess after it got declassified from planet to dwarf planetSeriously though I don t know what the problem is In fact I didn t even know about all the controversy and the backlash until I saw an interview about three weeks ago in which deGrasse Tyson

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The Pluto Files The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet

Ed in the first exhibits to demote Pluto and conseuently Pluto lovers have freely shared their opinions with him including endless hate mail from third graders In his typically witty way Tyson explores the history of planet recently been judged a dwa. Another guilty pleasure Neil deGrasse Tyson always writes well This time he is less concerned with science education than he is with describing the shared cultural mania that resulted from rebranding Pluto a plutoid The story begins with the fallout of the exhibit he put together at the Hayden Planetarium in the new Rose Center for Earth and Space His team presented the planets as members of families of object with similar properties rather than as orbs to be memorized Pluto was firmly placed amongst the Kuiper Belt objects This exhibit launched a rancorous debate on whether Pluto should be designated as a planet or something else after a headline in the New York Times read Pl

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Me name and as one NASA scientist put it Pluto was discovered by an American for America Pluto is entrenched in our cultural patriotic view of the cosmos and Neil deGrasse Tyson is on a uest to discover whyOnly Tyson can tell this story he was involv. ugh awfully light book on what really be a weighty tome felt like a long article in time magazine or something where it might scratch the surface of a subject but you don t really get a whole understanding of the topic filled with way too many extras political cartoons appendixes of song lyrics full page portraits of the little girl who suggested the name etc i mean seriously just get on with it when you remove the uotes and pictures and figures it s what maybe like 50 pages or so of a very large font cheaply designed as well almost as if it was actually designed in microsoft wordoh and content author seems really defensive at times what did he expect really it was his deci