- Hardcover: 224 pages
- Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition (May 2, 2017)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0393609391
- ISBN-13: 978-0393609394
- Product Dimensions: 4.9 x 0.9 x 7.6 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (774 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #13 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Hardcover – May 2, 2017
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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.
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I will always read his books but I don't like that there is very little original content in this one. If you already own Death by Black Hole and Origins, save your money. You already have this entire book. \
3 stars because it is informative IF you've never read any of his other books.
-Paul Halpern, author of The Quantum Labyrinth: How Richard Feynman and John Wheeler Revolutionized Time and Reality