The First Three Minutes: A Modern View of the Origin of the Universe

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Basic Books, 1993 - Science - 203 pages
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The classic of contemporary science writing by a Nobel Prize-winning physicist explains what happened when the universe began, and how we know."Science writing at its best."--Martin Gardner, New York Review of Books

"Weinberg builds such a convincing case...that one comes away from his book feeling not only that the idea of an original cosmic explosion is not crazy but that any other theory appears scientifically irrational."--Jeremy Bernstein, The New Yorker

"The book is the first I have seen to have put the details, both historical and conceptual, of the origin of the Universe within the grasp of the general reader."--Isaac AsimovA

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User Review  - Harley - Goodreads

I stopped being able to keep up about halfway through. That's on me though, not the author. Read full review

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"the effort to understand the universe is one of the very few things that lifts human life a little above the level of farce, and gives it some of the grace of tragedy. " Read full review

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Steven Weinberg won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1979. He is the Josey Regental Professor of Science at the University of Texas in Austin and the author of many books, most recently Dreams of a Final Theory.

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