Marcus Chown is New Scientist's cosmology consultant. He is the author of Afterglow of Creation, which was runner-up for the Rhône-Poulenc Science Book Prize, and was the winner of the 1994 Glaxo Wellcome ABSW Science Writers' Award.
An accessible, authoritative and entertaining introduction to The Big Bang for adult readers.
'An eminently readable piece of science history dealing with the quest to discover the nature of matter, recounted with a novelist's eye for character and suspense.' New Statesman