Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393064445
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 09/11/2018
Pages: 576
Sales rank: 1,465
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 5.80(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist with the American Museum of Natural History, director of its world-famous Hayden Planetarium, host of the hit radio and TV show StarTalk, and the New York Times best-selling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. He lives in New York City.

Avis Lang is a research associate at the American Museum of Natural History’s Hayden Planetarium. For half a decade, she edited Tyson’s Natural History magazine column, Universe, parts of which became the basis for his Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, and later edited his anthology Space Chronicles. She lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Prologue xiii

Situational Awareness

1 A Time to Kill 3

2 Star Power 38

3 Sea Power 64

4 Arming the Eye 100

The Ultimate High Ground

5 Unseen, Undetected, Unspoken 165

6 Detection Stories 209

7 Making War, Seeking Peace 234

8 Space Power 317

9 A Time to Heal 381

Acknowledgments 405

Notes 409

Selected Sources 535

Index 551

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