But not really. There's no previous experience or knowledge required to have before jumping into this book except you'll definitely enjoy it more if you're really into space, the cosmos, astrophysics, the complexity of life and the universe and how it all started.

Author Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, planetary scientist, author, and science communicator and has been the director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space in New York City since 1996. He's extraodinary down-to-earth, a really good communicator and has a talent for explaining really complicated concepts in a simple way for us mere mortals to grasp at least a tiny bit of what our universe is about.

Look at that shirt, he's the GOAT.

All in all it's a short book, packed with interesting stuff about the universe, it's beginnings, present and future.


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