Neil deGrasse Tyson - Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilisation
Discover the cosmic perspective of bestselling author and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson in Starry Messenger. With a keen eye on the fault lines of our time, Tyson sheds new light on the most pressing issues of our society – war, politics, religion, truth, beauty, gender, race, and tribalism – in a way that inspires a deeper sense of unity.
In a world where political and cultural divides seem insurmountable, Tyson's cosmic perspective and rational approach provide a much-needed antidote. Drawing on his experiences as a scientist and space explorer, he explores how our thoughts and actions change when we view the world from afar, revealing how science has shaped modern civilization and created the landscape we inhabit.
Starry Messenger is a captivating read that exposes unfounded perspectives and unjustified emotions, while revealing the beauty and brilliance of humanity. With clarity and evidence, Tyson shows us how science and rational thinking can deepen our worldviews and inform our understanding of our place in the universe.
From resolving global conflict to reminding us of the preciousness of life, Starry Messenger presents ten surprising and beautiful truths about human society that will inspire and enlighten readers. With Tyson's warmth and eloquence, this book is a must-read for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of our world and our place in it.