Big Bang

Big Bang

The Origins of the Universe

Book - 2004 | 1st U.S. ed.
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We've all heard of the Big Bang, and yet few of us truly know what it is.

Renowned for making difficult ideas much less difficult than they might first appear, Simon Singh is our perfect guide to explaining why cosmologists believe that the Big Bang is an accurate description of the origin and evolution of the universe.

This highly readable and entertaining book tells the story of the many brilliant, often eccentric scientists who fought against the establishment idea of an eternal and unchanging cosmos. From such early Greek cosmologists as Anaximander to recent satellite measurements taken deep in space, Big Bang is a narrative full of anecdotes and personal histories. With characteristic clarity, Simon Singh tells the centuries-long story of mankind's attempt to understand how the universe came to be, a story which itself begins some 14 billion years ago (give or take a billion years). Simon Singh shows us that it is within the capability of all of us -- in his expert hands -- to understand the Big Bang: the fundamental theory in all of science, and a high point -- perhaps the high point -- of human achievement.

Publisher: New York, NY : Fourth Estate, c2004.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9780007162208
0007162200
Branch Call Number: 523.18 SINGH
Characteristics: 532 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Booksaregold Jun 18, 2014

I recommend everyone to read this if they really want to understand more about the scientific explanation about the how the world starts … it's not about believing what they have said but more to learn about what they have thought

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