If you’re in a hurry and want to know the basics of astrophysics, this is the book for you. Neil deGrasse Tyson provides a concise introduction to everything from black holes to space travel, explaining complex concepts without using any jargon. You don’t need any prior knowledge of astronomy or physics to read it – just an open mind!
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who wants to learn about astrophysics, without having any prior knowledge. Neil deGrasse Tyson explains complex concepts in a way that is easy to understand, making it the perfect introduction to this fascinating topic.
- Concise and easy to read
- Covers a variety of astrophysics topics
- No prior knowledge of astronomy or physics needed
- It does not go into-depth about any one topic
- It is a little dense at times
- Some of the concepts may be difficult for those without a scientific background
Learn more about the author
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry is written by renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. The book provides readers with a concise introduction to the basics of astrophysics, without using any jargon. Anyone with an open mind can read it, regardless of their prior knowledge about astronomy or physics.
“Clear and concise.”
“Clear, concise and witty – just like its author. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry is an ideal introduction to the universe for anyone who wants to learn more without getting bogged down in complex theory.”
“Astrophysics for People in a Hurry is an enjoyable tour of the universe led by one of its most knowledgeable guides. Neil deGrasse Tyson has a remarkable ability to communicate complex ideas in clear and concise language, making this book perfect for anyone curious about space.”