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How to Build a Universe: An Infinite Monkey Cage Adventure

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From the hosts of the legendary BBC Radio 4 programme comes this irreverent celebration of scientific marvels – a hectic leap through the grand and bizarre ideas conjured up by human imagination, from dark matter to consciousness via neutrinos and earthworms.

Prof Brian Cox and Robin Ince take the musings of the great and the good of British science, producing an insight into the multifaceted subjects involved in building a Universe, with pearls of wisdom from leading scientists and comedians peppered throughout.

Covering thousands of concepts and conundrums, they tackle everything from the Big Bang to parallel Universes, fierce creatures to extraterrestrial life, brain science to artificial intelligence. Bringing together the best, most unusual and hilarious of the inquisitive minds that help shape and understand our world, from Neil deGrasse Tyson and Dara Ó Briain to Sir Patrick Stewart, Tim Minchin, Stephen Fry and more, How to Build a Universe is an illuminating and inspirational celebration of science – sometimes silly, sometimes astounding and very occasionally facetious.

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  • ISBN: 9780008254957
  • ISBN 10: 0008254958
  • Imprint: William Collins
  • On Sale: 11/21/2017
  • Pages: 320
  • List Price: 34.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: SCIENCE / Cosmology
  • BISAC2: HUMOR / General
  • BISAC3: SCIENCE / Astronomy
  • BISAC4: SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture

How to Build a Universe: An Infinite Monkey Cage Adventure by Prof. Brian Cox, Robin Ince

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