Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry

By Neil deGrasse Tyson , with Gregory Mone
Directed by Gabrielle de Cuir
Read by LeVar Burton

unabridged

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    ISBN: 9781982591465

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Runtime: 3.54 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Science
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s #1 New York Times bestselling guide to the cosmos, adapted for young listeners

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 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 listeners.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Tyson’s insights are valuable for any leader, teacher, scientist, or educator.” Forbes on Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
“Tyson breaks these big ideas into digestible lessons with the humor and charisma he’s known and loved for.” Popular Mechanics on Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
“Grappling with the scope of the universe…is no simple endeavor, but in this tidy overview, Tyson succeeds with seeming effortlessness.” San Francisco Chronicle on Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

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Author Bio: Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator. In 2017 he became the first American to win the prestigious Stephen Hawking Medal for science communication. He is the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space and a research associate in the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History. From 2006 to 2011 he hosted the educational science television show NOVA ScienceNow on PBS, and in March 2014 he became host of the television series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, an update of Carl Sagan’s Cosmos: A Personal Voyage. Tyson has written several New York Times bestselling nonfiction books.

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Available Formats : Retail CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Science
Runtime: 3.54
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English