The Never-Ending Days of Being Dead

Dispatches from the Front Line of Science

Marcus Chown
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A wonderful and diverting look at the big questions of life and the Universe.

What happens when you die?

According to one prominent physicist, you will be instantaneously resurrected - despite trillions upon trillions of years having passed - in the dying days of the Universe. Stretching before you will be a subjective eternity of existence: the never-ending days of being dead .

This is just one of the strange but wonderful scientific ideas, each from the mind of one of the world's most daring and imaginative scientists - in Marcus Chown's superbly readable new book. Learn how the big bang may have been spawned by a collision between 'island universes'; where we came from; will we ever find ET and many more.

Author bio:

Marcus Chown is an award-winning writer and broadcaster. Formerly a radio astronomer at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, he is currently cosmology consultant of the weekly science magazine New Scientist. He is the author of the bestselling Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You, The Never Ending Days of Being Dead and The Magic Furnace. He also wrote The Solar System, the bestselling app for iPad, which won the Future Book Award 2011.

Category: Popular science
ISBN: 9780571220564
Edition No: 1
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Paperback
Pub Date: November 2007
Page Extent: 336
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Popular science