Posted on November 19, 2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s newest book has another superlative attached to it, at least in the author’s mind.

The Associated Press reports that the astrophysicist, author, and commentator describes Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilization as his “most important” book yet.

The book, set to come out next fall, is a call for science and rational thought to lead us to a better life on Earth.

“As a scientist I could not sit idly by and watch the irrationalities of the world dismantle civilization, knowing that a dose of sensibility — a cosmic perspective in our collective thinking can save us from ourselves,” he said in a statement.

Also coming out next fall: an updated paperback version of Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution, which Tyson co-wrote in 2004.

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