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It is very well written.
Yet, the author, Dr. Philip Plait masterfully explains the many concepts with wit and humor rarely encountered in todays popular science books.
So many times during the duration of reading of book I went into imagination of how everything is & how it happened or what will happen.
This is an entertaining book from start to finish. The writing style is both entertaining and fun. What may not be apparent from the title is how much you can learn from reading... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Robert Veale
Exciting, even though it is all true, it reads like a novel which makes it all the more exciting!! It is about all the things that can happen from the skies that could do earth in. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Chris
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. True to its title it takes the reader through the possibilities of impacts, solar events, supernovae and gamma ray bursts, galactic collisions and... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Andrew Wilson
Awesome, page-turner of a book. Should be read by everyone - we all need to be educated on what should be on our minds and what is a waste of time to worry about. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Carol Wilcox
I absolutely loved this book , am not done with it as it is quite long, but I have been glued to my kindle during the holiday reading up on the far reaches of the galaxy and beyond... Read morePublished 6 months ago by leboissard sophie
I can't remember if I had this much fun reading a book before. Great writing skills, bit of science fiction short at the beginning of each chapter & then explaining Astronomy in... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Him
An extremely entertaining look at the many horrible things of which it is possible to say, It's not a of if, it's a question of when.Published 9 months ago by Jack Forster
Found a copy of this at a used book store. When reading this I felt like I've read and heard all this before. Nothing so much new here as all in one place. Read morePublished 10 months ago by M. Staab
Interesting and informative. I would like to see more on this subject. Very descriptive and illustrated the topics well. Worth it just to check it out.Published 11 months ago by G. Hylton