|By (author):||Mone, Gregory|
|By (author):||Tyson, Neil deGrasse|
|Subject:||JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Astronomy|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / General (see also headings under Animals|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Physics|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science|
|Size:||9.00in x 6.03in x 0.46in|
|From The Publisher*||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.
|Biographical Note||Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist with the American Museum of Natural History, director of its world-famous Hayden Planetarium, host of the hit radio and TV show StarTalk, and the New York Times best-selling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. He lives in New York City.|
Gregory Mone, coauthor with Bill Nye of the Jack and the Geniuses series, adapted Daniel James Brown's Boys in the Boat for young readers.