Does the universe consist of independent objects, or is it a single interconnected unit? Are some of its features accidental, or can they all be explained in theoretical terms? This accessible book on cosmology addresses and answers such profound questions about the universe, and offers elegant answers in simple, straightforward terms. Black and white photos, drawings, and diagrams illustrate the text.
"An engrossing book ... an invigorating intellectual exercise that any mature reader can enjoy."—Scientific American