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