Simon Singh: Challenging the science establishment

In his first book since The Code Book (1999), science writer Simon Singh sets out to explain the science of the Big Bang, the explosion which created our expanding universe.

"People use the phrase 'the Big Bang' all the time, but it struck me that very few people understand what it is and why we should believe in it. At the same time I was aware that it's actually not that complicated--some things in science are much more complicated and yet much less interesting. With a little bit of effort, readers can understand one of the fundamental concepts we've developed over the past century.

"I ...

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