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The bestselling author of Fermat's Last Theorem and The Code Book tells the story of the brilliant minds that deciphered the mysteries of the Big Bang. A fascinating exploration of the ultimate question: how was our universe created?
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780007152520
ISBN-10: 0007152523
Pagini: 544
Dimensiuni: 129 x 201 x 41 mm
Greutate: 0.39 kg
Editura: HarperCollins Publishers
Colecția HarperPerennial
Locul publicării: United Kingdom

Notă biografică

Simon Singh is a science journalist and TV producer. Having completed his PhD at Cambridge he worked from 1991 to 1997 at the BBC producing Tomorrow's World and co-directing the BAFTA award-winning documentary Fermat's Last Theorem for the Horizon series. He is the author of Fermat's Last Theorem, which was a no 1 bestseller in Britain and translated into 22 languages. In 1999, he wrote The Code Book which was also an international bestseller and the basis for the Channel 4 series The Science of Secrecy.

Recenzii

“It’s hard to imagine a grander, more thrilling story…fast-paced…hugely entertaining…Big Bang is, quite literally, cosmic.” — New York Times
“Inimitable. . . . There’s no better account of the big bang theory.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“A clear, lively, and comprehensive view of the way science arrived at the leading theory of how everything began.”- — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“This book is a blast...who knew that the Big Bang could be so much fun?” — James Gleick, bestselling author of CHAOS and FASTER
“Singh is one of the best science journalists writing today...Impressive.” — London Times (Sunday)
“An expert but friendly guide to help you decode the mysteries [of the universe] with crisp, clear running commentary.” — Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind
“Singh’s unerring eye for picturesque anecdotes and his capacity for simplifying complex scientific ideas is a winning formula.” — Saturday Daily Telegraph (London)
“(Singh) is a gifted expositor, ready to venture to places other science popularisers don’t even try to reach.” — The Mail (on Sunday)
“Highly readable… Singh brings the colourful protagonists in his story to life.” — New Scientist
“Singh spins tales of cryptic intrigue in every chapter.” — Wall Street Journal on The Code Book
“Entertaining and satisfying. . . . Offers a fascinating glimpse into the mostly secret competition between codemakers and codebreakers.” — USA Today on The Code Book
“Enthralling...commendably lucid...[Singh’s] book provides a timely and entertaining summary of the subject.” — Economist on The Code Book
“Brings together...the geniuses who have secured communications, saved lives, and influenced the fate of nations. A pleasure to read.” — Chicago Tribune on The Code Book
“An absorbing tale of codemaking and codebreaking over the centuries.” — Scientific American on The Code Book
“The history of mathematics comes alive even for those who dread balancing their checkbooks.” — Publishers Weekly on Fermat's Enigma
“An excellent account of one of the most dramatic and moving events of the century.” — New York Times on Fermat's Enigma
“Fascinating…Simon Singh loves storytelling and has a knack for digging up underappreciated characters.” — New York Newsday
“Singh is a gifted writer…a good storyteller…and [he] knows how to describe and explain complex and esoteric subjects.” — San Diego Union-Tribune