Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 5:30PM
Dixon Education Building

Book Discussion

Author: Neil deGrasse Tyson

Facilitated by: Dr. Richard D’Elia

Few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So author Neil deGrasse Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, revealing just what you need to know to be fluent and ready for the next cosmic headlines.

What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There’s no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.

While you wait for your morning coffee to brew, for the bus, the train, or a plane to arrive, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry will reveal just what you need to know to be fluent and ready for the next cosmic headlines: from the Big Bang theory to black holes, from quarks to quantum mechanics, and from the search for planets to the search for life in the universe.

About the Facilitator
Dr. Richard D’Elia was born in Manhattan and raised in Larchmont, New York. He has a great interest in Winston Churchill and read his first Churchill biography at age nine. To better understand Churchill’s multifaceted life, he read about the social and political milieu in which Churchill lived and worked, especially the pre- and post-WWII eras. Dr. D’Elia is a both a retired Army officer and college professor.

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