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Astrophysics For People in a Hurry

by Neil deGrasse Tyson –  208 pages
review by VJ Miller, Sr.

I’ve always had a strong interest in science especially the history of discoveries in science. Nova, on PBS, has been a staple in my TV watching. I have seen Neil deGrasse Tyson many times on the program and when I heard of this book I had to see how he made it something a person in a hurry would want to take the time to read.

Naturally, it starts with the Big Bang and the multitude of events that happened in less than a second after the explosion; the first elements that were created and how and why they interacted with each other. He reminds us that the universe is under no obligation to make sense to us so this book goes on to bring the universe into focus in a way it can be understood. Continue reading Astrophysics For People in a Hurry

The Week in Reading: Best New Book Releases, March 28

Welcome to the final March edition of The Week in Reading, a weekly column that pulls together the best new books being released each week a full day before the standard book release date. At the beginning of every month, the internet is flooded with lists of must-reads for the coming 28 to 31 days. And… Continue reading The Week in Reading: Best New Book Releases, March 28