Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Review

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 best-selling 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 tasty chapters consumable anytime and anywhere in your busy day.

Title:Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Edition Language:English

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    Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Reviews

  • Jessica Rodrigues

    Imagine you are standing with your face up and your mouth wide open underneath a waterfall of Skittles. At first, a few Skittles get into your mouth and you can taste them. Awesome, you think. I love ...

  • Rick Riordan

    Ah, yes. Nothing like an astrophysics book for beginners to remind me why I’m not an astrophysicist! Even at the basic level, with Tyson’s clear, funny and accessible writing, I found a lot of the...

  • Miranda Reads

    We are stardust brought to life, then empowered by the universe to figure itself out—and we have only just begun. Neil deGrasse Tyson, within 224 pages, attempts to cover the entirety spa...

  • Always Pouting

    I think it's pretty self explanatory what this book is about so no need to summarize. I have to say though that I'm generally not a fan of Neil deGrasse Tyson, because a lot of times he'll just indulg...

  • Tulay

    Just spend a half a day with this book, time you spend, reading or listening won't be wasted.From the big bang 14 billion years ago, to today. Milky way was formed 9 billion years ago, how it was name...

  • Darwin8u

    "The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you."- Neil deGrasse Tyson"People who believe they are ignorant of nothing have neither looked for, nor stumbled upon, the boundary between what i...

  • Jilly

    Neil deGrasse Tyson has the gift of helping non-geniuses get a slight clue on what those geniuses are talking about. Slight.Don't even think you can sit down and read this baby in a night. It is defin...

  • Thomas

    I borrowed this book through kindle unlimited. It is an excellent astrophysics book for the layperson.However, it is chock full of scientific information about the universe, electrons, neutrinos, etce...

  • Michelle

    Astrophysics is a complex subject. Even years of study barely scratches at the understanding of the universe. Nevertheless, Neil deGrasse Tyson has an amazing ability to make the cosmos fun and unders...

  • Lori

    I believe, and I'm sure many of you agree, that every book has its time. This one's been sitting on my bookshelf since I pre-ordered it. I'm glad I didn't get to it because where better to look than u...