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The Resource Astrophysics for people in a hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysics for people in a hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Label
Astrophysics for people in a hurry
Title
Astrophysics for people in a hurry
Statement of responsibility
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Offers witty, digestible explanations of topics in cosmology, from the Big Bang and black holes to quantum mechanics and the search for life in the universe"--
Summary
Tyson’s writing style is always approachable and entertaining, and his latest book is no exception. Clear and concise, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry gives readers exactly what the title promises, a basic understanding of a deeply fascinating subject. Highly recommended for readers who want to understand our universe better. -- Mary Vernau for LibraryReads
Writing style
Award
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2017
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10561832
Cataloging source
OU/DLC
Dewey number
523.01
Index
index present
LC call number
QB461
LC item number
.T97 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1250
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Astrophysics for people in a hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The greatest story ever told -- On earth as in the heavens -- Let there be light -- Between the galaxies -- Dark matter -- Dark energy -- The cosmos on the table -- On being round -- Invisible light -- Between the planets -- Exoplanet earth -- Reflections on the cosmic perspective
Control code
20898287
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
222 pages
Isbn
9780393609394
Lccn
2017005442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn959880154
Label
Astrophysics for people in a hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The greatest story ever told -- On earth as in the heavens -- Let there be light -- Between the galaxies -- Dark matter -- Dark energy -- The cosmos on the table -- On being round -- Invisible light -- Between the planets -- Exoplanet earth -- Reflections on the cosmic perspective
Control code
20898287
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
222 pages
Isbn
9780393609394
Lccn
2017005442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn959880154

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