- Hardcover: 224 pages
- Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 01 edition (2 June 2017)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9780393609394
- ISBN-13: 978-0393609394
- ASIN: 0393609391
- Product Dimensions: 18.5 x 12.2 x 2.3 cm
- Average Customer Review: 80 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,446 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Hardcover – 2 Jun 2017
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Neil deGrasse Tyson makes a big bang with Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.
—Sloane Crosley, Vanity Fair
Tyson is a master of streamlining and simplification....taking mind-bogglingly complex ideas, stripping them down to their nuts and bolts, padding them with colorful allegories and dorky jokes, and making them accessible to the layperson—Salon
This book will keep you fascinated with succinct and dynamic explanations of a wide variety of astronomical topics. A winner that every astronomy enthusiast should have on the bookshelf!—David J. Eicher, Astronomy
This may have been written for people in a hurry, but I urge you to take your time. It will all be over far too soon.—BBC
Engaging and illuminating.—GoodReads
Tyson manifests science brilliantly....[his] insights are valuable for any leader, teacher, scientist or educator.—Forbes
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry will blow your mind....it is awesome. —Hackernoon
Infectiously enthusiastic, humorous and, above all, accessible....reading Astrophysics for People in a Hurry is both a humbling and exhilarating experience. —BookPage
About the Author
Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist with the American Museum of Natural History, host of the hit radio and Emmy-nominated TV show StarTalk, and the New York Times best-selling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry and Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military. He lives in New York City.
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For those who truly want to find out about the universe or life in general should find this book very helpful.
The marvelous writing storytelling of Neil DeGrasse Tyson is surely encapsuling.