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Astrophysics for young people in a hurry / Neil deGrasse Tyson ; with Gregory Mone.

Tyson, Neil deGrasse, (author.). Mone, Gregory, (author.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Summary:

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. Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry describes the fundamental rules and unknowns of our universe clearly--and with Tyson's characteristic wit, there's a lot of fun thrown in, too. This adaptation by Gregory Mone includes full-color photos, infographics, and extra explanations to make even the trickiest concepts accessible. Building on the wonder inspired by outer space, Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry introduces an exciting field and the principles of scientific inquiry to young readers. --from back cover.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J 523.01 TYS (Text) 33892100732222 Children's New Books Book None 04/21/2021 Checked out 07/08/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393356502
  • ISBN: 9781324003281
  • Physical Description: 176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Norton Young Readers, an imprint of W.W. Norton & Company, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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. Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry describes the fundamental rules and unknowns of our universe clearly--and with Tyson's characteristic wit, there's a lot of fun thrown in, too. This adaptation by Gregory Mone includes full-color photos, infographics, and extra explanations to make even the trickiest concepts accessible. Building on the wonder inspired by outer space, Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry introduces an exciting field and the principles of scientific inquiry to young readers. --from back cover.
Target Audience Note:
Age 8-12.
Subject: Astrophysics > Juvenile literature.
Cosmology > Juvenile literature.
Space and time > Juvenile literature.
Universe > Juvenile literature.

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