- Hardcover: 144 pages
- Publisher: WW Norton (May 2 2017)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0393609391
- ISBN-13: 978-0393609394
- Product Dimensions: 12.2 x 2.3 x 19.3 cm
- Shipping Weight: 181 g
- Average Customer Review: 199 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #17 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Hardcover – May 2 2017
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Neil deGrasse Tyson makes a big bang with Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. — Sloane Crosley (Vanity Fair)
Tyson is a master of streamlining and simplification....taking mind-bogglingly complex ideas, stripping them down to their nuts and bolts, padding them with colorful allegories and dorky jokes, and making them accessible to the layperson — Salon
This book will keep you fascinated with succinct and dynamic explanations of a wide variety of astronomical topics. A winner that every astronomy enthusiast should have on the bookshelf! — David J. Eicher (Astronomy)
This may have been written for people in a hurry, but I urge you to take your time. It will all be over far too soon. — BBC's Sky at Night
Engaging and illuminating. — GoodReads
Tyson manifests science brilliantly....[his] insights are valuable for any leader, teacher, scientist or educator. — Forbes
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry will blow your mind....it is awesome. — Hackernoon
Infectiously enthusiastic, humorous and, above all, accessible....reading Astrophysics for People in a Hurry is both a humbling and exhilarating experience. — BookPage
About the Author
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.
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That being said, it's a very enjoyable book for any fan of NDT or astrophysics in general.
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Recommended reading for non fiction lovers