Astrophysics for young people in a hurry (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Astrophysics for young people in a hurry Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Astrophysics for young people in a hurry

Author: Neil deGrasse Tyson; Gregory Mone
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Norton Young Readers, an imprint of W.W. Norton & Company, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
America's most celebrated astrophysicist invites young readers to explore the mysteries of the universe.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Instructional and educational works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil deGrasse Tyson; Gregory Mone
ISBN: 9781324003281 1324003286 9780393356502 0393356507
OCLC Number: 1042356377
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: Age 8-12.
Description: 176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
The greatest story ever told --
How to communicate with aliens --
Let there be light --
Between the galaxies --
Dark matter --
Dark energy --
My favorite elements --
Why the world is round --
The invisible universe --
Around our solar neighborhood --
What Earth would look like to an alien --
Looking up, thinking big --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Neil deGrasse Tyson ; with Gregory Mone.

Abstract:

America's most celebrated astrophysicist invites young readers to explore the mysteries of the universe.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Tyson is admirably straightforward in his descriptions and doesn't lapse into being condescending or patronising and I especially like the way he's happy to say that there are things we just don't Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.