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Astrophysics for people in a hurry

Author: Neil deGrasse Tyson
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil deGrasse Tyson
ISBN: 9780393609394 0393609391
OCLC Number: 959880154
Language Note: Text in English.
Awards: New York Times Best Seller List
Description: 222 pages ; 20 cm
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.
Responsibility: Neil deGrasse Tyson.

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