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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by [deGrasse Tyson, Neil]
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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

“With wry humor, keen vision, and abundant humanity, Neil deGrasse Tyson distills the big questions of space, time, and reality into short, insightful chapters you can enjoy with your morning coffee.”
- Discover

“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's Sky at Night

“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, director of its world-famous Hayden Planetarium, host of the hit radio and TV show StarTalk, and an award-winning author. He lives in New York City.

Product details

  • File Size: 4557 KB
  • Print Length: 208 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0393609391
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition (May 2, 2017)
  • Publication Date: May 2, 2017
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01MAWT2MO
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #152 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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