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WW Norton & Co
05 February 2019
America's most celebrated astrophysicist invites young readers to explore the mysteries of the universe.

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.
By:   Neil deGrasse Tyson (American Museum of Natural History)
With:   Gregory Mone
Imprint:   WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 236mm,  Width: 163mm,  Spine: 18mm
Weight:   486g
ISBN:   9781324003281
ISBN 10:   1324003286
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   05 February 2019
Audience:   Young adult ,  Preschool (0-5)
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist with the American Museum of Natural History, host of the hit radio and Emmy-nominated TV show StarTalk, and the New York Times best-selling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry and Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military. He lives in New York City. Gregory Mone, coauthor with Bill Nye of the Jack and the Geniuses series, adapted Daniel James Brown's Boys in the Boat for young readers.

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