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Chris Impey

Chris Impey is a Distinguished Professor at the University of Arizona. In addition to his critically acclaimed books Beyond, How It Began, and How It Ends, he has written two astronomy textbooks and has won many teaching awards. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Books by Chris Impey

  1. Book CoverBeyond: Our Future in Space


    “Expansive and enlightening. . . . Impey packs his prose with wonderful anecdotes and weird factoids.”—New York Times Book ReviewMore

  2. Book CoverHow It Began: A Time-Traveler's Guide to the Universe


    “Impey combines the vision of a practicing scientist with the voice of a gifted storyteller.”—Dava SobelMore

  3. Book CoverHow It Ends: From You to the Universe


    “Remarkably upbeat, and imbued with wit, wisdom and a palpable sense of awe over our universe.”—Tucson WeeklyMore