StarTalk Young Readers Edition (Abridged / Paperback)

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About the Author


NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON earned his B.A. in physics from Harvard University and his Ph.D. in astrophysics from Columbia University. His professional research interests are broad and include star formation, exploding stars, dwarf galaxies, and the structures of our Milky Way. Tyson was appointed by President Bush in 2001 and 2004 to serve on committees studying the Future of the U.S. Aerospace Industry (published in 2002) and the Implementation of the United States Space Exploration Policy. He has also served on the Advisory Council for NASA. He is a monthly essayist for Natural History magazine and has published nine books, including the best-selling Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries. He also is the first occupant of the Fredrick P. Rose Directorship of the Hayden Planetarium.
CHARLES LIU is an astrophysics professor at the City University of New York's College of Staten Island, and an associate with the Hayden Planetarium and Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. He earned degrees from Harvard and the University of Arizona, and held postdoctoral positions at Kitt Peak National Observatory and Columbia University. Together with co-authors Robert Irion and Neil Tyson, he received the 2001 American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award for his book One Universe: At Home in the Cosmos. More recently, he is the author of The Handy Astronomy Answer Book, now in its third edition.
JEFFREY LEE SIMONS is the social media director of StarTalk Radio. He is the author of Spirit in Realtime, co-author of the cause-related marketing handbook Making Money While Making a Difference with Dr. Richard Steckel, and the author of two works with artist Viktor Koen: Lexicon: Words and Images of Strange and Toyphabet. He has a B.A. in literature from Georgetown University. Residence: New Jersey

Praise For…


"Most notable throughout the book, as on the original television show, are the connections between science and creativity, art, and wonder. Educational and entertaining, this will engage loyal followers and recruit new fans."—Booklist


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Product Details
ISBN: 9781426330872
ISBN-10: 1426330871
Abridged: Yes
Publisher: National Geographic Kids
Publication Date: March 20th, 2018
Pages: 224
Language: English

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