A Universe from Nothing

A Universe from Nothing

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By (author) Lawrence M. Krauss

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  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 196mm x 18mm | 180g
  • Publication date: 13 September 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1471112683
  • ISBN 13: 9781471112683
  • Sales rank: 2,930

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Internationally renowned theoretical physicist and bestselling author Lawrence Krauss offers provocative, revelatory answers to the biggest philosophical questions: Where did our universe come from? Why does anything exist? And how is it all going to end? 'Why is there something rather than nothing?' is the question atheists and scientists are always asked, and until now there has not been a satisfying scientific answer. Today, exciting scientific advances provide new insight into this cosmological mystery: not only can something arise from nothing, but something will always arise from nothing. A mind-bending trip back to the beginning of the beginning, A Universe from Nothing authoritatively presents the most recent evidence that explains how our universe evolved - and the implications for how it's going to end. It will provoke, challenge, and delight readers to look at the most basic underpinnings of existence in a whole new way. In the words of Richard Dawkins: this could potentially be the most important scientific book since Darwin's On the Origin of Species.

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Lawrence M. Krauss is director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University. He is the author of more than 300 scientific publications and nine books, and the recipient of numerous international awards for his research and writing. Hailed by Scientific American as a 'rare scientific public intellectual', he is also a regular columnist for newspapers and magazines and appears frequently on radio and television.