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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
What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? Today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. Now Neil deGrasse Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, with sparkling wit, in tasty chapters consumable anytime and anywhere in your busy day
Member of
Summary
The notable host of <i>StarTalk</i> reveals just what people need to be fluent and ready for the next cosmic headlines: from the Big Bang to black holes, from quarks to quantum mechanics, and from the search for planets to the search for life in the universe
Writing style
Award
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2017
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10561832
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tyson, Neil deGrasse
Dewey number
523.01
Index
index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 1250
  • 1250
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print lifestyles
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astrophysics
  • Cosmology
  • Universe
  • Space and time
  • Large type books
  • SCIENCE
  • Cosmology
  • Astrophysics
  • Large type books
  • Space and time
  • Universe
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
ocn992562152
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
209 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432843526
Lccn
2017029038
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)992562152
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
ocn992562152
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
209 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432843526
Lccn
2017029038
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)992562152

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