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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

PUBLISHER Blackstone Audiobooks (05/02/2017)
PRODUCT TYPE Audio (MP3 CD)

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What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and bestselling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, with sparkling wit, in digestible chapters consumable anytime and anywhere in your busy day.While waiting for your morning coffee to brew, or while waiting for the bus, the train, or the 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.
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ISBN-13: 9781538408025
ISBN-10: 1538408023
Binding: CD-Audio (MP3 Format)
Content Language: English
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Product Dimensions: 5.30 x 0.60 x 6.70 inches
Weight: 0.15 pound(s)
Feature Codes: Price on Product, Unabridged
Country of Origin: US
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Science | Physics - Astrophysics
Science | Space Science
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What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and bestselling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, with sparkling wit, in digestible chapters consumable anytime and anywhere in your busy day.While waiting for your morning coffee to brew, or while waiting for the bus, the train, or the 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.
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Read by: Tyson, Neil Degrasse
Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator. He is currently 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 has been a frequent guest on "The Daily Show", " The Colbert Report", " Real Time with Bill Maher", and "Jeopardy". 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 nonfiction books, including "Death by Black Hole", which was a "New York Times "bestseller.
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