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The Resource Astrophysics for people in a hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysics for people in a hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Label
Astrophysics for people in a hurry
Title
Astrophysics for people in a hurry
Statement of responsibility
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson. But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, with sparkling wit, in tasty chapters consumable anytime and anywhere in your busy day. While you wait for your morning coffee to brew, for the bus, the train, or a plane to arrive, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry will reveal just what you need to be fluent and ready for the next cosmic headlines: from the Big Bang to black holes, from quarks to quantum mechanics, and from the search for planets to the search for life in the universe"--
Summary
Tyson’s writing style is always approachable and entertaining, and his latest book is no exception. Clear and concise, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry gives readers exactly what the title promises, a basic understanding of a deeply fascinating subject. Highly recommended for readers who want to understand our universe better. -- Mary Vernau for LibraryReads
Writing style
Award
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2017
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10561832
Cataloging source
OU/DLC
Dewey number
523.01
Index
index present
LC call number
QB461
LC item number
.T97 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1250
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Astrophysics for people in a hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The greatest story ever told -- On Earth as in the heavens -- Let there be light -- Between the galaxies -- Dark matter -- Dark energy -- The cosmos on the table -- On being round -- Invisible light -- Between the planets -- Exoplanet earth -- Reflections on the cosmic perspective
Control code
ocn959880154
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
222 pages
Isbn
9780393609394
Lccn
2017005442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959880154
  • (Sirsi) a1971288
Label
Astrophysics for people in a hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The greatest story ever told -- On Earth as in the heavens -- Let there be light -- Between the galaxies -- Dark matter -- Dark energy -- The cosmos on the table -- On being round -- Invisible light -- Between the planets -- Exoplanet earth -- Reflections on the cosmic perspective
Control code
ocn959880154
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
222 pages
Isbn
9780393609394
Lccn
2017005442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959880154
  • (Sirsi) a1971288

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