Bad Astronomy by Philip C. Plait audiobook

Bad Astronomy: Misconceptions and Misuses Revealed, from Astrology to the Moon Landing "Hoax"

By Philip C. Plait
Read by Kevin Scullin

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Bad Astronomy offers lively, clear explanations of the most widely held astronomy myths and misperceptions, from why the sky is blue to the reasons we have seasons. Chapter by chapter, author Phil Plait wipes the stardust from our eyes, revealing bad astronomy related to the Earth, our moon, and the night sky; as well as various space hoaxes and frauds, and examples of bad astronomy in the movies.

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Bad Astronomy offers lively, clear explanations of the most widely held astronomy myths and misperceptions, from why the sky is blue to the reasons we have seasons. Chapter by chapter, author Phil Plait wipes the stardust from our eyes, revealing bad astronomy related to the Earth, our moon, and the night sky; as well as various space hoaxes and frauds, and examples of bad astronomy in the movies.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Science
Runtime: 9.66
Audience: Adult
Language: English