Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandries

Version: Unabridged
Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
Narrator: Dion Graham
Genres: Science & Technology
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: August 2007
# of Units: 10 CDs
Length: 12 hours
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This vibrant collection of essays on the cosmos from the nation's best-known astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, shows his talent for revealing the mysteries of outer space with stunning clarity and almost childlike enthusiasm.

Reviews (2)


Written by Bob Stewart from Berryville, VA on February 6th, 2010

  • Book Rating: 5/5

This is a collection of articles that Tyson had previously published, so there is some repetition across the pieces. Very entertaining and a basic primer on cosmology. Very entertaining and also well read.

Death by Black Hole and other Cosmic Quandries

Written by Gael Riverz on January 19th, 2008

  • Book Rating: 5/5

My father, who is 93 yrs old and blind, listened to this book and loved it. Then I also listened to it. Stunningly insightful and completely absorbing. Anyone who is fascinated by science would enjoy it.

Author Details

Author Details

Tyson, Neil DeGrasse

Neil D. Tyson is research scientist in astrophysics at Princeton University and Curator of Astronomy, Hayden Planetarium, American Museum of Natural History. A graduate of the Bronx High School of Science in New York City, Dr. Tyson received his B.A. in Physics from Harvard and his Ph.D. in Astrophysics from Columbia. He is author of the question-and-answer book "Merlin's Tour of the Universe," published by Columbia University Press