The Resource The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet, Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Label
The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet
Title
The Pluto files
Title remainder
the rise and fall of America's favorite planet
Statement of responsibility
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Traces the history of Pluto and the debate over its planethood, citing its entrenchment in America's cultural and patriotic view of the cosmos to explain its considerable popularity and the reasons why so many people campaigned for the preservation of its status
  • An exploration of the controversy surrounding Pluto and its planet status from a renowned astrophysicist at the heart of the controversy
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tyson, Neil deGrasse
Dewey number
523.49/22
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
NC1300L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
QB701
LC item number
.T97 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Pluto (Dwarf planet)
Label
The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [181]-182) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 194 pages
Isbn
9780393065206
Lccn
2008040436
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • ocn154706867
  • 479987
Label
The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [181]-182) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 194 pages
Isbn
9780393065206
Lccn
2008040436
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • ocn154706867
  • 479987

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