Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry

Neil DeGrasse Tyson, with Gregory Mone
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Neil deGrasse Tyson’s #1 New York Times best-selling guide to the cosmos, adapted for young readers.
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From the basics of physics to big questions about the nature of space and time, celebrated astrophysicist and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson breaks down the mysteries of the cosmos into bite-sized pieces. 

The fundamental rules and unknowns of our universe are clearly described with Tyson’s characteristic wit, and there’s a lot of fun thrown in, too.

 This adaptation by Gregory Mone includes:

  • Full-color photos
  • Infographics
  • Extra explanations to make even the trickiest concepts accessible.
Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson, with Gregory Mone
Size: 6.1 x 9
Pages: 192
Table of Contents


Chapter 1: The Greatest Story Ever Told

Chapter 2: How to communicate with Aliens

Chapter 3: Let There Be Light

Chapter 4: Between the Galaxies

Chapter 5: Dark Matter

Chapter 6: Dark Energy

Chapter 7: My Favorite Elements

Chapter 8: Why the World Is Round

Chapter 9: The Invisible Universe

Chapter 10: Around our Solar Neighborhood

Chapter 11: What Earth Would Look Like to an Alien

Chapter 12: Looking up, Thinking Big


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