Astrophysics for People in a Hurry is a 2017 book about astrophysics penned by Neil deGrasse Tyson. The book is widely read by astrophysics scholars and general people alike for its great explanation and informative writing.
Neil deGrasse Tyson is himself an astrophysicist, author, planetary scientist, science communicator and cosmologist. He is greatly influenced by brilliant cosmologist Carl Sagan who was also a very popular cosmologist from the United States. He gained widespread popularity after the science television show Cosmos.
Neil deGrasse Tyson raises intriguing questions in this book about how we fit within this universe or how the universe fit within us. This book is clearly filled with amazing facts rather than going deep into that philosophical zone of “What we are doing here or what our existence in this vast universe is”. He presents the ideas and facts in his own witty and funny way with different chapters throughout the book.
The book is great for those who want to learn some great facts about the stars, clusters, galaxies and planets. This book doesn’t contain any big mathematical derivations or any explanation of a formula, like how the density of a star is calculated, etc. There are only facts and there are represented in such a way that it will amuse as well as inform the readers in the same way.
So, if you want to delve deep into the dark intergalactic space with Neil deGrasse Tyson in his adventurous journey to learn along the way some of the mysteries of the universe, this book is perfect for you.
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