The Origins of the Universe for Dummies book cover

The Origins of the Universe for Dummies

Authors:
Stephen Pincock ,
Mark Frary
Published: January 24, 2012

Overview

Do you want to learn about the physical origin of the Universe, but don’t have the rest of eternity to read up on it? Do you want to know what scientists know about where you and your planet came from, but without the science blinding you? ‘Course you do – and who better than For Dummies to tackle the biggest, strangest and most wonderful question there is!

The Origins of the Universe For Dummies covers:

  • Early ideas about our universe
  • Modern cosmology
  • Big Bang theory
  • Dark matter and gravity
  • Galaxies and solar systems
  • Life on earth
  • Finding life elsewhere
  • The Universe’s forecast
Do you want to learn about the physical origin of the Universe, but don’t have the rest of eternity to read up on it? Do you want to know what scientists know about where you and your planet came from, but without the science blinding you? ‘Course you do – and who better than For Dummies to tackle the biggest, strangest and most wonderful
question there is!

The Origins of the Universe For Dummies covers:

  • Early ideas about our universe
  • Modern cosmology
  • Big Bang theory
  • Dark matter and gravity
  • Galaxies and solar systems
  • Life on earth
  • Finding life elsewhere
  • The Universe’s forecast
The Origins of the Universe For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

One of the most fundamental questions of all time is: where do I come from? Delving into the science of the origins of the universe, this Cheat Sheet gives you a rough timeline of the Big Bang and a glossary to help you to get to grips with the science-speak.