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

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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

Publication Date: 
August 18, 1993