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The Universe: A Biography

John Gribbin

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ISBN 10: 0713998571 / ISBN 13: 9780713998573
Published by Allen Lane, 2007
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Title: The Universe: A Biography

Publisher: Allen Lane

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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The Universe: A Biography makes cosmology accessible to everyone. John Gribbin navigates the latest frontiers of scientific discovery to tell us what we really know about the history of the universe. Along the way, he describes how the universe began; what the early universe looked like; how its structure developed; and what emerged to hold it all together. He describes where the elements came from; how stars and galaxies formed; and the story of how life emerged. He even looks to the future: is the history of the universe going to end with a Big Crunch or a Big Rip?

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John Gribbin is the author of bestselling books including In Search of Schrödinger’s Cat, Stardust, Science: A History and Deep Simplicity. He is famous to his many fans for making complex ideas simple, and says that his aim in his writing is to share his sense of wonder at the strangeness of the universe. He trained as an astrophysicist at Cambridge University and is currently Visiting Fellow in Astronomy at the University of Sussex.

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