Sept. 4, 2018
The Legends Issue
Featuring 400 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction, children's and YA books; also in this issue: The Legends Issue: special coverage of the most notable writers publishing today; and more
Neil deGrasse Tyson
By Gregory McNamee on September 3, 2018
You’re entitled to your own opinions, Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously remarked, but not to your own facts. And nothing is guaranteed to turn the famously affable Neil deGrasse Tyson’s mood sour than to confuse fact and opinion.
His new book, Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military, is a case in point. Written with colleague Avis Lang, it’s a broad-ranging, thoroughgoing study of the relationship between the enterprise of astrophysics and the US military. Based at the ...Read the full post >
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