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Chris Impey

Chris Impey is a distinguished professor in the Department of Astronomy at the University of Arizona and the critically-acclaimed author of Beyond, How It Began, and How It Ends, and four other books, as well as two astronomy textbooks. 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 CoverEinstein's Monsters: The Life and Times of Black Holes

    “[A] skillfully told history of the quest to find black holes.”— Financial TimesMore

  3. 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

  4. 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