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The Whole Shebang
TIMOTHY FERRIS

The Whole Shebang by Timothy Ferris
66 reviews (1997) (p)
New York TimesĀ® Best Nonfiction Books

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Book Description
A brilliant and accessibly-written report on the current state of cosmology fromparallel universes to life on Mars.


Amazon.com Review
Plenty of books try to explain the origin of the universe, but despite the ascendance of the Big Bang theory, numerous details of that theory remain in flux as new observations are made and new hypotheses formed (and then confirmed or rejected). Timothy Ferris's The Whole Shebang is an up-to-date account of the various mechanisms believed to have contributed to the universe as we now know it, from the Big Bang itself to inflation to superstrings. The Whole Shebang eschews mathematics and formulae and explains cosmological concepts in clear and enticing prose. If you need an update on the state of the universe, you'll find it here.


Other Award Winning Books by Timothy Ferris
SEEING IN THE DARK by Timothy Ferris
24 reviews (2002) (400p) (NYTimes Non)
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COMING OF AGE IN THE MILKY WAY by Timothy Ferris
30 reviews (1988) (512p) (NYTimes Non)
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Timothy Ferris Award Stats
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*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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