How It Began

By Chris Impey.This vibrant, eye-opening tour of the history of the universe takes us out in space and back in time from the familiar sights of the night sky to the dazzling strange aftermath of the Big Bang. Traveling to the brink of modern cosmology, Chris Impey illuminates such mind-bending concepts as invisible dimensions, timelessness, and multiple universes. In the process, he brilliantly describes the astronomical clues that scientist have used to solve mysteries about the origins and development of our universe.