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  • Summary of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson

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  • Narrated by: Mark Isham
  • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Literature & Fiction
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (6 ratings)

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Summary

Following in the footsteps of Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan, Neil deGrasse Tyson has become a tireless advocate for science. He has also put a lot of effort into making even complex issues understandable by anyone.

This audio summary of his book, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, offers a quick, easy-to-understand overview of our solar system, our universe, and our place in it as well as science's current understanding of both.

Each chapter is an in-depth, but not too complex, summary of a major topic in the science of astrophysics from the beginning of the universe to the latest discoveries in dark matter and energy.

This summary can help you understand the book with:

  • A biography of the author 
  • A chapter-by-chapter summary of the book
  • A quick summary of the author's cosmic perspective 
  • And more!
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Good.

This book is made out to be an "astrophysics for dummies" but it's far more difficult to grasp than I'd imagined. That being said, I'm still glad I listen it.

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Marvelous.

I found this to be an informative and interesting book that really does teach you the fundamentals of astrophysics.

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Absolutely amazing book!

Absolutely amazing book! I recommend that everyone listen this book. It is a very simple primer on astrophysics. It does not get into a lot of detail, insane math, Etc, and it's something that can easily be listen by a novice.

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Understand.

The information he is conveying. And I believe he genuinely just wants to share that love with the world in ways that are digestible to the masses. It's a brilliant book for anyone who wants a better understanding of our universe.

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Highly recommend it!

This book is incredible. It certainly does an excellent job in introducing concepts and descriptions.Highly recommend it!

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  • Rudy
  • 17-06-18

Great Book.!!!

This summary, or companion book with me. Although it bullet points to the actual book, we have to actually get the book.

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  • DAISY
  • 17-06-18

Five star.

A very attainable explanation of astrophysics, highly recommend for everyone to listen regardless of education background.

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  • 17-06-18

Good.

An exceptionally feasible clarification of astronomy, exceedingly prescribe for everybody to listen paying little respect to training foundation.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 17-06-18

Like!

Most beautiful book for listening and lots of most practical information in here. Must be listen.

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  • Keira Ross
  • 17-06-18

Good summary and analysis.

I have an interest in science, studies or speculations about the building blocks of the universe overwhelm me.

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  • tim david
  • 29-08-18

middle to high school equivalent information

overall the subject matter of this book with entertaining, but at a very low level of understanding. I personally do not feel that I learned anything beyond what I already knew from high school and middle school science. unless you're looking for an introduction I would suggest one of the more advanced books by Tyson.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 17-06-18

Like this whole data.

Great. Incredible and conservative elucidation of fundamental core interests. It control me every movement. Endorsed to tune in