In the Beginning by John Gribbin
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Analyzes the consequences of the most recent discoveries in the field of astronomy, discussing the findings of the COBE satellite, which prove the Big Bang theory but pose other important questions about the origin of life. 30,000 first printing. $30,000 ad/promo.

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John R. Gribbin (born 19 March 1946) is a British science writer, an astrophysicist, and a visiting fellow in astronomy at the University of Sussex. The topical range of his prolific writings include quantum physics, human evolution, climate change, global warming, the origins of the universe, and biographies of famous scientists. He also writes science fiction. In 1984, Gribbin published In Search of Schrödinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality, the book that he is best known for, which continues to sell well even after years of publication. At the 2009 World Conference of Science Journalists, the Association of British Science Writers presented Gribbin with their Lifetime Achievement award.
Published August 1, 1993 by Bulfinch Pr. 274 pages
Genres: Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Not only is there another universe next door, but myriad others across the eons of time and space: That's one conclusion voiced here by this former Stephen Hawking student and popularizer of astronomy (Unveiling the Edge of Time, 1992, etc.).

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The popularity of Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time led to a supernova-like explosion of books by cosmologist-authors who packaged particle physics theory as metaphysics, as though it were the

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Science writer Gribbin ( In Search of Schrodinger's Cat ) here advances tentative, mostly borrowed, elaborations of the Big Bang theory, focusing on a Darwinian model that suggests that the entire cosmos, including its governing physical laws, is mutating as the universe bounces back from black h...

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