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Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry
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Neil deGrasse Tyson Gregory Mone
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Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry

Neil deGrasse Tyson Gregory Mone



Children's & Educational;
Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA);
Educational: Sciences, general science;
Educational: Physics;
Educational: Technology


192 pages

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Neil deGrasse Tyson has become one of the most recognisable and respected figures in science. In this adaptation of his genuinely accessible (Summer Reading 2017, The Sunday Times) The New York Times number one bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (ISBN 978 0 393 60939 4), 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 young people into budding experts on the fundamental rules and unknowns of our universe. Along the way, Tyson's characteristic wit ensures a journey packed with fun.

By:   Neil deGrasse Tyson
With:   Gregory Mone
Imprint:   Norton
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 155mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   330g
ISBN:   9780393356502
ISBN 10:   0393356507
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   February 2019
Recommended Age:   From 9 to 12 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist with the American Museum of Natural History, director of its world-famous Hayden Planetarium, host of the hit radio and TV show StarTalk, and the New York Times best-selling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. 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.

Tyson is admirably straightforward in his descriptions and doesn't lapse into being condescending or patronising and I especially like the way he's happy to say that there are things we just don't know and phenomena we don't understand. -- The Letterpress Project

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