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Bestselling author and acclaimed physicist Lawrence Krauss offers a paradigm-shifting view of how everything that exists came to be in the first place.

“Where did the universe come from? What was there before it? What will the future bring? And finally, why is there something rather than nothing?”

One of the few prominent scientists today to have crossed the chasm between science and popular culture, Krauss describes the staggeringly beautiful experimental observations and mind-bending new theories that demonstrate not only can something arise from nothing, something will always arise from nothing. With a new preface about the significance of the discovery of the Higgs particle, A Universe from Nothing uses Krauss’s characteristic wry humor and wonderfully clear explanations to take us back to the beginning of the beginning, presenting the most recent evidence for how our universe evolved—and the implications for how it’s going to end.

Provocative, challenging, and delightfully readable, this is a game-changing look at the most basic underpinning of existence and a powerful antidote to outmoded philosophical, religious, and scientific thinking.

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A Universe from Nothing
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Unsettling & Bold
December 17th, 2013
The question that it raises is bold. The answer that it gives is unsettling!
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Interesting book
March 29th, 2013
The book is easy to read. I think it addresses a general audience with basic knowledge of quantum physics and cosmology. Although I personally failed to discover in this book any adequate engagement to satisfy a personal eager to address the age old question of "why is there something rather than nothing?" In addition, no new innovative knowledge found in this book, same old, same old. Whatever you read in this book has been already overly stated since at least Three decades ago!
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