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Our Cosmic Habitat

-By Martin Rees

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The Astronomer Royal takes the layman reader on a timely, lucid and awe-inspiring guided tour of the universe in time and space. Like Carl Sagan's COSMOS and Stephen Hawking's A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME, OUR COSMIC HABITAT is a landmark in popular science writing.

Our universe seems strangely 'biophilic,' or hospitable to life. Is this providence or coincidence? According to Martin Rees, the answer depends on the answer to another question, the one posed by Einstein's famous remark: 'What interests me most is whether God could have made the world differently.' This highly engaging book centres on the fascinating consequences of the answer being 'yes'. Rees explores the notion that our universe is just part of a vast 'multiverse,' or ensemble of universes, in which most of the other universes are lifeless. What we call the laws of nature would then be local bylaws, imposed in the aftermath of our own Big Bang. In this scenario, our cosmic habitat would be a special, possibly unique universe where the prevailing laws of physics allowed life to emerge. Expanding our comprehension of the cosmos, OUR COSMIC HABITAT will be read and enjoyed by all those - scientists and non-scientists alike - who are as fascinated by the universe we inhabit, as is the author himself. short..

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ISBN-13 9780297829010
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Imprint Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Number of Pages 240
Publication Date 10012002
Language English
Binding Hard Cover