Astrophysics for People in a Hurry - Neil de Grasse Tyson

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

By Neil de Grasse Tyson

  • Release Date: 2017-05-02
  • Genre: Physics
  • Book: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry book review score

4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 536 Ratings)

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Book Review Score: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry is a great book. Our editors rated it with a top 5 stars.

User reviews about the book

  • Astrophysics

    5
    By A Must-Read
    I bought this on a whim, and I am so glad I did! The science is incredibly accessible and enjoyable -- the author utilizes great analogies and common language without condescending to non-scientifically astute readers. He creates an astounding picture of the power, the enormity, and the connection between every aspect of the fabric of space-time fro earth through the solar system, the universe, and beyond. Part science, part philosophy, an amazing read I highly recommend for everyone! This will be my Gift Book this year for my family and friends!
  • Psuedo-intellectual blowhard

    1
    By Mark737356
    Overrated pop science spewed. A poor man’s Carl Sagan.
  • Amazing Read!

    5
    By Sabritas52
    Must Read!!
  • Good Read

    5
    By Gtrebel1022
    Found Myself Surprisingly More & More Interested As I Read On.
  • Journey to the stars

    5
    By Corleone23
    Neil embodies and represents the true scientist. His writing takes you on a quick, yet extravagant and beautiful journey through the vast Universe. From the smallest, to the vastly gigantic and dangerous phenomena that have transform and created what we see before us, today. Neil is the man. I was hooked!
  • Loved it!

    5
    By BobBalfe
    Very easy to read with quick short anecdotes where even the least person into astrophysics will be able to understand. This book still sits on my coffee table and I pick it up now and then to re-read some of the chapters.
  • People in a hurry

    5
    By Cydiegurl
    If I were to read my first book on this subject, this would be the perfect primer. The author gives relatable analogies for the complex workings of the universe(s). If this was my first book it would leave me with wanting to to know more. If that was the author intent which I believe it was, then mission accomplished.
  • The first book I have ever thrown in the garbage.

    1
    By Yes!! Most amazing game ever!
    His disdain for people who believe in a god is palpable throughout every chapter. Not even an original work, just a rehash of other's theories, peppered with his own self congratulatory prose.
  • Best read!!

    5
    By ScaleGoddess
    Neil is talented in telling astrophysics to anyone whether a novice to physics or expert.
  • It was amazing

    5
    By definately not leon
    I absolutely loved this book. Especially the ending 10/10 would recommend if you love the cosmos

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