Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Publish date: 2017-05-02
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleOverall, I enjoyed this book. I picked up this audiobook from the library, like a true person in a hurry, to listen to in the car when traveling for work. I really enjoy learning about space and especially love books like this, written for people who a...
As much as I liked this and learned from this, I can't imagine I'll remember much in even a week or two unless I buy a copy and decide to study astrophysics, which I don't plan on doing. So while I was promised a "foundational fluency," I don't really think I got the fluency part of it from one list...
This book was not only enlightening it was also fun to read. The author managed to take a lot of very complex science and present it in such a way that it is easily understandable. After reading this book I definately plan to read more by this author. A really enjoyable read!
I may not be the target audience since although I'm basically a layman when it comes to astrophysics, I have been known to actively seek it out. Overall it was a good, concise overview, although I was a little disappointed that Tyson didn't mention that the Russians also had satellites in orbit to d...
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 ...
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