The Milky Way : an autobiography of our galaxy

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Salai, AnnaMarie, illustrator.
New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2022.
First edition.
9781538754153, 1538754150
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xii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bristol (Rogers Free) - New Books
523.113 MCT
1 available
Burrillville (Jesse Smith) - Adult Non-Fiction
523.1 MCT
1 available
East Providence (Weaver) - Adult Non-Fiction
523.1 McT
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New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2022.
First edition.
9781538754153, 1538754150


Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-233) and index.
"After a few billion years of bearing witness to life on Earth, of watching one hundred billion humans go about their day-to-day lives, of feeling unbelievably lonely, and of hearing its own story told by others, the Milky Way would like a chance to speak for itself. All one hundred billion stars and fifty undecillion tons of gas of it. It all began some thirteen billion years ago, when clouds of gas scattered through the universe's primordial plasma just could not keep their metaphorical hands off each other. They succumbed to their gravitational attraction, and the galaxy we know as the Milky Way was born. Since then, the galaxy has watched as dark energy pushed away its first friends, as humans mythologized its name and purpose, and as galactic archeologists have worked to determine its true age (rude). The Milky Way has absorbed supermassive (an actual technical term) black holes, made enemies of a few galactic neighbors, and mourned the deaths of countless stars. Our home galaxy has even fallen in love. After all this time, the Milky Way finally feels that it's amassed enough experience for the juicy tell-all we've all been waiting for. Its fascinating autobiography recounts the history and future of the universe in accessible but scientific detail, presenting a summary of human astronomical knowledge thus far that is unquestionably out of this world"--,Provided by publisher.


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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

McTier, M., & Salai, A. (2022). The Milky Way: an autobiography of our galaxy (First edition.). Grand Central Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

McTier, Moiya and AnnaMarie, Salai. 2022. The Milky Way: An Autobiography of Our Galaxy. New York: Grand Central Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

McTier, Moiya and AnnaMarie, Salai. The Milky Way: An Autobiography of Our Galaxy New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

McTier, Moiya,, and AnnaMarie Salai. The Milky Way: An Autobiography of Our Galaxy First edition., Grand Central Publishing, 2022.

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