Before the Beginning: Cosmology Explained

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Boyars/Bowerdean, 1993 - Political Science - 135 pages
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Briefings is a new series of short books to explain and clarify complex contemporary subjects, written for non-specialists by experts in their fields. Themes and topics covered will include Feminism, Education, Cosmology, Medical Ethics, Structuralism, Quantum Physics and Comparative Religion among others.
Before the Beginning is a radical attempt to explain and redefine the origins and purpose of creation. Professor Ellis deals clearly and authoritatively with new scientific theories explaining how things began and elucidates the laws which control the operation of the universe. In addition he describes the complex mechanism by which the laws of physics appear to govern and facilitate, as well as to sustain human life. His conclusions about the very meaning of life are often unexpected, but the process by which he reaches them is illuminating and scientifically sound, as would be expected from one of the world's foremost cosmologists.

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Contents

THE SCIENTIFIC UNDERSTANDING
22
The Physical Universe
48
Emerging Questions and Uncertainties
71
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About the author (1993)

Zhuo Zhao learned the traditional arts of cooking and healing from her family in Beijing and spent an additional two years of intensive research to create this book. George Ellis traveled extensively in Asia in the 1970s and 1980s, writing and translating texts on Yoga, Ayurveda, and Naturopathy. He is the author of "The Breath of Life: Mastering the Techniques of Pranayama and Qi Gong," Zhuo Zhao and George Ellis met in Beijing in 1985 and married in 1988.

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