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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780393609400
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
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The Book Gourmet
The Book Gourmet rated it
4.0 Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
This was a great book for those who like astrophysics, but not enough to study it.Ranging in topics from the big bang, light (even the invisible kind), stars, galaxies, planets, dark matter, the most common shape in the universe and basic chemistry, the author explains it all in more-or-less layman ...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
3.0 A bit over my head!
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson, author The book is very readable, but perhaps not very comprehensible. As the author attempts to explain the entirety of the astrophysical world, it made one thing very clear to me. I was not up to the task. He begins his book citing the earli...
CDRBill
CDRBill rated it
What a great book! Tyson is one of a rare breed, a genius in astrophysics with a sense of humor that can explain very compex topics so that even a toad could understand. Ok, maybe that is an exaggeration but you get my meaning. This book only tickles the surface of current theory and knowledge of th...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
4.0 Read When You Have Time to Enjoy
I did enjoy this but don't know what else to say about it. My background is not science, but I definitely enjoyed reading the author's comments about astrophysics. And I did get sad a fee times he brings up people arguing against science and instead only wanting to believe everything in the Bible. ...
teaandbooks
teaandbooks rated it
2.0 If you're really in a hurry I'm not sure you'll get much out of this book.
Many people have heard of Neil deGrasse Tyson and I was excited to read he had a new book coming out. It sounded like it could be something along the lines of Stephen Hawking's 'A Brief HIstory in Time' which is something I read years ago for college. Initially I thought it was. As series of essa...
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