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Books by Neil deGrasse Tyson (Author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry)
8 books Neil deGrasse Tyson says every intelligent person should read
Michael A. Strauss is professor of astrophysics at Princeton University. Richard Gott is professor of astrophysics at Princeton University. Delivery FAQS. Returns Policy. Feature Titles Most Popular Newest. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Neil Degrasse Tyson The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.
One of America's best-known scientists, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has spent much of his career sharing his knowledge with others. He has a great talent for presenting complex concepts in a clear and accessible manner. After studying at Harvard University, he earned his doctorate from Columbia University in Tyson went to work for the Hayden Planetarium in before becoming its director. Tyson remains a popular TV science expert today and has amassed over 13 million followers on Twitter.
Here are Tyson's eight selections, along with a one-liner he gave during his AMA on the importance of each book:. Beyond these eight, Tyson has a few other must-reads on his list, he recently told The New York Times. These reads are for everyone from newborns to presidents. To encourage a child's interest in science, for example, he recommends " On the Day You Were Born " by Debra Frasier, which explains how the forces of the Earth work together to make this planet a perfect home for all of us. And when he or she reaches middle or high school, books like " One, Two, Three. Both of these reads, Tyson says, helped transform the fields of math and science "into an intellectual playground. Adults, too, can benefit spectacularly from a good read.
Scholar, statistician and guru of risk-management recommends his favorite novels and the best professional books. Follow favobooks. American astrophysicist and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson about books he recommends to read before you die. While Paine's writings may be esoteric for modern times, fans such as the Infidels swear that this is one of the the best books ever written. Paine himself is as famous for his time in a French prison, and his work with Samuel Adams, as he is for this treatise against organized religion as a tyrannical fraud. His early declaration of his own mind as the only necessary church sets the tone for the work, which focuses on every man's right to make up his own mind, and not have it made up for him by others. Paine is very logical and persuasive in his wish to see a religious, as well as a political, revolution in the United States.