The Whole Shebang : A State Of The Universe(s) Report
The Whole Shebang A State Of The Universe Report - s Author:Timothy Ferris From the prizewinning author who has been called "the greatest science writer in the world" comes this delightfully comprehensive and comprehensible report on how science today envisions the universe as a whole. — Timothy Ferris provides a clear, elegantly written overview of current research and a forecast of where cosmological theory ... more »is likely to go in the twenty-first century. He explores the questions that have occurred to even casual readers -- who are curious about nature on the largest scales: What does it mean to say that the universe is "expanding," or that space is "curved"? -- and sheds light on the possibility that our universe is only one among many universes, each with its own physical laws and prospects for the emergence of life.« less
This book explain many concepts that people may be aware of, but don't fully understand. Concepts such as the expansion of the universe, cosmic evolution and the shape of space are fully discussed. The subtitle "A State-of-the-Universe(s)" accurately describes the subject that the book covers.
If you want to understand the universe you live in then this is the book for you.