Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry The Essential Universe, From Our Most Celebrated And Beloved Astrophysicist.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.While You Wait For Your Morning Coffee To Brew, For The Bus, The Train, Or A 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. 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 these concepts WAY over my head Nevertheless, it is fascinating stuff My big takeaway was humility just how small humans are in the grand scheme of things, and there is something freeing about that It reminded me of a fake headline on The Onion news satire site that made me chuckle Obama Reassures Ame 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 these concepts WAY over my head Nevertheless, it is fascinating stuff My big takeaway was humility just how small humans are in the grand scheme of things, and there is something freeing about that It reminded me of a fake headline on The Onion news satire site that made me chuckle Obama Reassures Americans The future, and I m talking three billion years from now, is still bright The amount we don t know about the universe is staggering Dark matter, dark energyhow can we be completely unawa
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 Skittles.Then, the Skittles become overwhelming, asandtry to force themselves in, and millions and millions puddle around your feet, piling up past your
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 named How the planes and asteroids was na
The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to youNeil deGrasse TysonPeople who believe they are ignorant of nothing have neither looked for, nor stumbled upon, the boundary between what is known and unknown in the universeNeil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysics for People in a HurryPhysicists are a unique breed Most people exist in a sphere that is directly impacted by the work of physicists, but only pos
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry is a very readable account of the creation of the universe and how the universe works, as related by Neil deGrasse Tyson.I had this on my watch list for a long time but didn t pull the trigger until it went on sale for 1.99.Since the first movie I saw in the theater was a rerelease of Star Wars sometime in the early 80s, space has always given me a sense of wonder Astrophysics for People in a Hurry is an easily digestible summation of the universe, from the b Astrophysics for People in a Hurry is a very readable account of the creation of the universe and how the universe works, as related by Neil deGrasse Tyson.I had this on my watch list for a long time but didn t pull the trigger until it went on sale for 1.99.Since the first movie I saw in the theater was a rerelease of Star Wars sometime in the e
4 stars for the information, of which there seems to be an abundance, but 1 2 a star as far as reading experience enjoyment this left me frustrated and fatigued btw, this isn t so much a review of the book than personal drivel.perhaps a couple of months ago, i don t quite know how i discovered it, but i started showing signs of astrophobia, fear of stars let me explain as best as i can i am not afraid of aliens or ufos i can look up in a daylit sky and not feel any anxiety the sun does not 4 stars for the information, of which there seems to be an abundance, but 1 2 a star as far as reading experience enjoyment this left me frustrated and fatigued btw, this isn t so much a review of the book than personal drivel.perhaps a couple of months ago, i don t quite know how i discovered it, but i started showing signs of astrophobia, fear of stars let me explain as best as i can i am not afraid of aliens or ufos i can look up in a daylit sky and not feel any anxiety the sun does not frighten me, nor the moon i look at the moon quite often and feel fine, but if a star crossed my view i would cower i don t know why i look ed at stars, like most everyone else, my whole life i have never even looked through a telescope to see closer,intricate details of our sky universe so i just see areas of lig
Short and sweet introduction to astrophysics Science was bit basic for me as I posses some knowledge of the subject but it s perfect gift for my nephew who has shown interest and keeps asking me to explain this stuff to him Neil deGrasse Tyson is great with words and simple explanations of complicated things His writing style is fun and even funny at times and makes all of this sound incredibly cool That in combination with very short length makes this book perfect if you are trying to set c Short and sweet introduction to astrophysics Science was bit basic for me as I posses some knowledge of the subject but it s perfect gift for my nephew who has shown interest and keeps asking me to explain this stuff to him Neil deGrasse Tyson is great with words and simple explanations of complicated things His writing style is fun and even funny at times and makes all of this sound incredibly cool That in combination wit
This book, as its author, is difficult to rate I am always happy to see normal people like me interested in sciences instead of not caring or just accepting what they are told instead of questioning and discovering for themselves Naturally, we can t all be scientists of the first grade, having deep knowledge of every aspect of the natural world or technology or whatever However, curiosity only killed the proverbial cat in reality, it s vital and good.Many people feel clubbed to death, h This book, as its author, is difficult to rate I am always happy to see normal people like me interested in sciences instead of not caring or just accepting what they are told instead of questioning and discovering for themselves Naturally, we can t all be scientists of the first grade, having deep knowledge of every aspect of the natural world or technology or whatever However, curiosity only killed the proverbial cat in reality, it s vital and good.Many people feel cl
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 definitely a read a chapter think for a bit kind of book I read a chapter after each fiction book I was reading, and then I would talk about it with my genius son who somehow understands all this stuff I homeschooled the kid How does he know so muchthan I do I think he might have been cheating Neil deGrasse Tyson has the gift of helping non geniuses get a slight clue on what those geni
I had different expectations about this book, and the problem is likely me and not the book The book explains astrophysics, or what we know to date about this subject from the beginning the Big Bang to today and also the possible future Everything is explained theoretically and clarified as that.I love reading about science facts and that s what I expected but the subject is astrophysics which is defined as the branch of astronomy concerned with the physical nature of stars and other celest I had different expectations about this book, and the problem is li

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  • Hardcover
  • 222 pages
  • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • English
  • 09 January 2018
  • 0393609391