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Big Bang Hardcover – 1 Apr 2005

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  • Hardcover: 532 pages
  • Publisher: Fourth Estate; New Ed edition (1 April 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0007162200
  • ISBN-13: 978-0007162208
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 4.1 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 101 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,470,003 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Singh is a gifted writer.a good storyteller.and [he] knows how to describe and explain complex and esoteric subjects." -- San Diego Union-Tribune

"Fascinating.Simon Singh loves storytelling and has a knack for digging up underappreciated characters." -- New York Newsday

"Highly readable. Singh brings the colourful protagonists in his story to life." -- New Scientist

"It's hard to imagine a grander, more thrilling story...fast-paced...hugely entertaining...Big Bang is, quite literally, cosmic."--New York Times

"An expert but friendly guide to help you decode the mysteries [of the universe] with crisp, clear running commentary."--Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind

"Singh's unerring eye for picturesque anecdotes and his capacity for simplifying complex scientific ideas is a winning formula."--Saturday Daily Telegraph (London)

"Singh is a gifted writer...a good storyteller...and [he] knows how to describe and explain complex and esoteric subjects."--San Diego Union-Tribune

"Fascinating...Simon Singh loves storytelling and has a knack for digging up underappreciated characters."--New York Newsday

"The history of mathematics comes alive even for those who dread balancing their checkbooks."--Publishers Weekly on Fermat's Enigma

"Brings together...the geniuses who have secured communications, saved lives, and influenced the fate of nations. A pleasure to read."--Chicago Tribune on The Code Book

Synopsis

Shares the stories of Big Bang theorists who fought against establishment beliefs about an eternal and unchanging universe to investigate the universe's origins, and continues with an explanation of the Big Bang theory.

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