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Astrophysics for people in a hurry / Neil deGrasse Tyson.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780393609394
  • ISBN: 0393609391
  • Physical Description: 222 pages ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY ; W.W. Norton & Company, [2017]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Summary, etc.: What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? Today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, 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.
Language: Text in English.
Subject: Astrophysics.
Cosmology.
Universe.
Space and time.
SCIENCE / Physics / Astrophysics.
SCIENCE / Space Science.
Space and time.
Space and time.

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