Florian Freistetter
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Florian Freistetter

Florian Freistetter, born in 1977 studied Astromy at the University of Vienna. In 2008, he started the astronomy blog Astrodicticum simplex - one of the most widely-read scientific blogs in German. Publications by Hanser: The Comet in the Cocktail Glass (2013), awarded the Science Book of the Year prize in 2014, The Rediscovery of the Sky (2014), Knowledge Book of the Year in the category Public Vote, Asteroid Now (2015) and Newton - How an Asshole Reinvented the World (2017).Since 2015 he has been a permanent member of the science cabaret group Science Busters. www.florian-freistetter.de, www.scienceblogs.de, on Facebook and on Twitter: @astrodicticum

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Hawking in a Nutshell

Hawking in a Nutshell

Few writers have sparked such worldwide interest in astronomy and physics as Stephen Hawking. At the same time, however, he wrote about such complex issues that only a handful readers can claim ...

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Why Do Asteroids Always Land in Craters?

Why Do Asteroids Always Land in Craters?

Those who know nothing have to believe everything – an informative polemic Can dragons breathe fire? Is the body of Christ gluten free? Can you arrive too late in a black hole? What do viruses ...

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Newton

Newton

When belligerence meets genius - the misdemeanours of the greatest genius in the history of knowledge

Isaac Newton, egomaniac, and genius - a biography like never before.

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Asteroid Now

Asteroid Now

Picture this scary scenario: asteroid XYZ is racing toward the earth and threatens to wipe out all life. Only a few short weeks remain to divert disaster. At the last possible moment a team of ...

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The Rediscovery of the Sky

The Rediscovery of the Sky

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The Comet in the Cocktail Glass

The Comet in the Cocktail Glass

When one thinks of astronomy it us usually about stars, galaxies, black holes, and the like. Yet the events of deep space also impact our daily lives in a fundamental way.

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Awards

2014 Wissenschaftsbuch des Jahres in der Kategorie Naturwissenschaft/Technik

Bibliographie

Im Carl Hanser Verlag ist erschienen:
2013 Der Komet im Cocktailglas
2014 Die Neuentdeckung des Himmels. Auf der Suche nach Leben im Universum
2014 Rosetta - Rendezvous im All. Hanser Box
2015 Asteroid Now. Warum die Zukunft der Menschheit in den Sternen liegt
2017 Newton. Wie ein Arschloch das Universum neu erfand
2017 Science Busters: Warum landen Asteroiden immer in Kratern? 
2018 Hawking in der Nussschale. Der Kosmos des großen Physikers