Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry

Neil deGrasse Tyson (Author, Hayden Planetarium)

With Gregory Mone

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Neil deGrasse Tyson’s #1 New York Times best-selling guide to the cosmos, adapted for young readers.

From the basics of physics to big questions about the nature of space and time, celebrated astrophysicist and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson breaks down the mysteries of the cosmos into bite-sized pieces. Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry describes the fundamental rules and unknowns of our universe clearly—and with Tyson’s characteristic wit, there’s a lot of fun thrown in, too.

This adaptation by Gregory Mone includes full-color photos, infographics, and extra explanations to make even the trickiest concepts accessible. Building on the wonder inspired by outer space, Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry introduces an exciting field and the principles of scientific inquiry to young readers.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • February 2019
  • ISBN 978-0-393-35650-2
  • 6.1 × 9 in / 192 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

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