Book picks as published in the September 6, 2017 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
Astrophysics for people in a hurry
By Neil de Grasse Tyson
Today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, with sparkling wit, in tasty chapters consumable anytime and anywhere in your busy day. Covers everything from the Big Bang to black holes, from quarks to quantum mechanics, and from the search for planets to the search for life in the universe.
Everything all at once : how to unleash your inner nerd, tap into radical curiosity, and solve any problem
By Bill Nye
Everyone has an inner nerd just waiting to be awakened by the right passion. With his call to arms, Bill Nye wants you to examine every detail of the most difficult problems that look unsolvable until you find the solution. Bill shows you how to develop critical thinking skills and create change, using his “everything all at once” approach that leaves no stone unturned.