Death from the Skies!: These Are the Ways the World Will End...
Publish date: October 16th 2008
Publisher: Viking Adult
Pages no: 326
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Popular Science
Lectura divertida y rápida, con muchos puntos graciosos. Me gustó en particular que al mismo tiempo que el autor explica las probabilidades reales de que ocurra cada catástrofe tiene formas graciosas de insertar el what if? en el texto. El resutado es una lectura que se siente al mismo tiempo lejana...
Both the funniest and one of the most morbid non-fiction books I've read. Highly recommended.
If you aren't reading Phil Plait's Bad Astronomy blog over at Discover magazine, you should be. His writing is an awesome example of how real science can be just as awe-inspiring, cool and interesting as the "science" that underlays our most exciting and captivating science fiction stories.Are you a...
I really enjoyed this book. From the title, you can probably guess that this book appealed to my slightly fatalistic fascination with end-of-the-world, apocalyptic scenarios. I love pondering the unavoidable and the inevitable. And this book presents, of all the environmental, weather, and disease-r...
Plait writes astronomy very well. It's hard to cover an entire field from the beginning of time until the end, but Plait moves it right along, addresses all the horrible things the universe could throw at us (with the odds!), and manages to teach me more about all of it then I've learned from a sem...