The author shows how we arrived at the standard model of the Big Bang, and complex concepts such as biogenesis, the forces of nature and the extremes of physics are comprehensively described. Along the way, he entertainingly explains speculations for the rise of life on Earth, and the fate of our planet and greater cosmos.
Black hole studies, relativity and some recent discoveries are also addressed. The origin and progress of life on Earth and the possibilities of other life in the universe are considered from a strictly scientific perspective.
Readers interested in the present state of knowledge in cosmology and evolutionary biology will find the book an enjoyable stimulus to thought.