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Katie Mack - 'The End of Everything: (Astrophysically Speaking)' (online)

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In conversation with Randall Munroe, author of What If? From one of the most dynamic rising stars in astrophysics, an accessible and eye-opening look at five ways the universe could end, and the mind-blowing lessons each scenario reveals about the most important concepts in cosmology. A wildly fun, surprisingly upbeat ride to the farthest reaches of all that we know.

The End of Everything combines deep thinking about physics and big-picture awe in the style of Carl Sagan.” —Randall Munroe, author of xkcd and What If?

Dr. Katie Mack is a theoretical astrophysicist, exploring a range of questions in cosmology, the study of the universe from beginning to end. She is currently an assistant professor of physics at North Carolina State University, where she is also a member of the Leadership in Public Science Cluster. She has been published in a number of popular publications, such as Scientific American, Slate, Sky & Telescope, Time, and Cosmos magazine, where she is a columnist.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
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$26.00
ISBN: 9781982103545
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Published: Scribner - August 4th, 2020

From one of the most dynamic rising stars in astrophysics, an accessible and eye-opening look at five ways the universe could end, and the mind-blowing lessons each scenario reveals about the most important concepts in cosmology.

We know the universe had a beginning.


What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780544272996
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 2nd, 2014

From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask

Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe’s iconic webcomic.