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Cockeysville author tackles astrophysics for kids with Neil deGrasse Tyson
Cockeysville author tackles astrophysics for kids with Neil deGrasse Tyson

When he was 12 years old, Neil deGrasse Tyson got his first telescope. Tyson was already fascinated with the universe, exploring the night sky with binoculars from the roof of his apartment building. His love for the stars and planets grew as he studied astronomy in school and on his own. Today Tyson is a world-renowned astrophysicist — a household name — and his passion for the final frontier has not waned. In her new book, "Explore the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson," Cockeysville author CAP Saucier uses Tyson's life story as a launching pad to teach children about space in all its wonder and intricacy. She bounces between stories from Tyson's life...

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