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Astrophysics For People In Hurry

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Product Type: Self-Help
Vendor: Keny Stationery

Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
Condition: New
Binding: Hardcover

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  • Author : Neil DeGrasse Tyson
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Edition : 1st edition (2 June 2017)
  • Language : English
  • Genre : Self-Help
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"Astrophysics for People in a Hurry" by Neil deGrasse Tyson is an illuminating cosmic journey tailored for the fast-paced lives of modern readers. Boasting over a year on the New York Times bestseller list and more than a million copies sold, this book serves as an essential guide to the universe, delivered with the wit and wisdom of the renowned astrophysicist.

In a world where time is a precious commodity, Tyson unravels the mysteries of space and time, inviting readers to ponder their place in the grand tapestry of the cosmos. The book is structured with succinct and clear chapters, allowing for bite-sized consumption during brief moments in a hectic day – whether waiting for coffee, commuting on a bus, train, or plane.

Tyson's engaging prose demystifies complex astrophysical concepts, making them accessible to anyone seeking to grasp the wonders of the universe. From the explosive origins of the Big Bang to the enigmatic realms of black holes, from the subatomic world of quarks to the mind-bending principles of quantum mechanics, and from the quest for exoplanets to the exploration for extraterrestrial life, Tyson covers a vast expanse of cosmic knowledge.

In each compact chapter, readers are equipped with the fundamentals needed to comprehend the latest cosmic headlines. "Astrophysics for People in a Hurry" is not just a book; it's a celestial handbook designed to make anyone fluent in the language of the cosmos, ensuring that even amidst the hustle and bustle of daily life, the wonders of the universe are never too far from reach.

 From the Back Cover

"There is much to enjoy here, and nothing too arcane for a non- space cadet to follow." - DAVA SOBEL


"You gotta read this. It is the the most exciting book about Pluto you will ever read in your life." - JON STEWART


"[Tyson] tackles a great range of subjects ... with great humor, humility, and - most important - humanity." - Entertainment Weekly


"Who can ask for better cosmic tour guides to the universe than Drs. Tyson and Goldsmith?" - MICHIO KAKU, author of Hyperspace and Parallel Worlds


About the Author

Neil DeGrasse Tyson:

Neil deGrasse Tyson was born in New York City the same week NASA was founded. His interest in the universe traces back to age 9, after a first visit to the Hayden Planetarium of the American Museum of Natural History. He was educated in the public schools of New York City through his graduation from the Bronx High School of Science. And after an BA in Physics from Harvard and a PhD in Astrophysics from Columbia and a Postdoctoral research fellowship at Princeton, Tyson became the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium, where he has served since 1996.