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Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry - Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry

Paperback Published: 5th February 2019
ISBN: 9780393356502
Number Of Pages: 192
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old

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Neil deGrasse Tyson has become one of the most recognizable and respected figures in science, beloved to curious kids. In this adaptation of his #1 New York Times bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Tyson has-for the first time-served up the universe in a handy, portable package designed specifically for young readers.

From the difference between a star and a supernova to what matter and dark matter really are, Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry will turn busy kids into budding experts on the fundamental rules and unknowns of our universe. Dozens of color photos, infographics, and extra explanations make accessible even the trickiest concepts, including questions around the nature of space and time. Along the way, Tyson's characteristic wit ensures a journey packed with fun.

Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry introduces young readers to an exciting field and the principles of scientific inquiry, fostering the "cosmic perspective" that outer space inspires in all of us.

ISBN: 9780393356502
ISBN-10: 0393356507
Audience: General
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 5th February 2019
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1

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Neil deGrasse Tyson

About the Author


Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator. Since 1996, he has been the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space in New York City. He is the resident astrophysicist at with the American Museum of Natural History and is the host of the hit radio and TV show StarTalk, and the New York Times best-selling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. He lives in New York City.

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