Award-winning writer and physicist James Trefil takes the reader on a tantalizing journey to the outer reaches of the universe and examines one of astronomy's most recent discoveries--that the nighttime sky seen by the human eye represents little more than a minor portion of the universe.
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Award-winning writer James Trefil takes readers on a tantalizing journey to the outer reaches of the universe. Along the way he discusses scientific questions such as; How did the universe begin and what is its ultimate fate? He also explores such phenomena as the Big Bang theory, Hubble bubbles, and Wimps.