Astrophysics for people in a hurry [sound recording] /Material type: SoundPublisher: [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Edition: Unabridged.Description: 3 audio discs (3.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 9781538408018; 1538408015.Subject(s): Astrophysics | Cosmology | Space and time | SCIENCE / Astrophysics & Space Science | Space and time | Universe | Audiobooks
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|Audio Books||Altadena Main Library||Adult Collection||Adult Audiobooks (Media Center)||AUDIO 523.01 TYS (Browse shelf)||Available||39270004768135|
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<p>What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and bestselling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.</p> <p>But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, with sparkling wit, in digestible chapters consumable anytime and anywhere in your busy day.</p> <p>While waiting for your morning coffee to brew, or while waiting for the bus, the train, or the plane to arrive, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry will reveal just what you 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.</p>
Title from container.
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 -- Reflectionson the cosmic -- Perspective.
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What is the nature of space and time? How do people fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within them? There's no better guide through these mind expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and bestselling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.