Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe

Paperback | November 1, 2005

bySimon Singh

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A half century ago, a shocking Washington Post headline claimed that the world began in five cataclysmic minutes rather than having existed for all time; a skeptical scientist dubbed the maverick theory the Big Bang. In this amazingly comprehensible history of the universe, Simon Singh decodes the mystery behind the Big Bang theory, lading us through the development of one of the most extraordinary, important, and awe-inspiring theories in science.

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A half century ago, a shocking Washington Post headline claimed that the world began in five cataclysmic minutes rather than having existed for all time; a skeptical scientist dubbed the maverick theory the Big Bang. In this amazingly comprehensible history of the universe, Simon Singh decodes the mystery behind the Big Bang theory, la...

Simon Singh received his Ph.D. in particle physics from the University of Cambridge. A former BBC producer, he directed the BAFTA Award-winning documentary film Fermat’s Last Theorem and wrote Fermat’s Enigma, the best-selling book on the same subject. His best seller The Code Book was the basis for the BBC series The Science of Secrec...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.26 inPublished:November 1, 2005Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007162219

ISBN - 13:9780007162215

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“Singh is a gifted writer…a good storyteller…and [he] knows how to describe and explain complex and esoteric subjects.”