In his last book, Neil Shubin delved into the amazing connections between human anatomy - our hands, our jaws - and the structures in the fish that first took over land 375 million years ago. Now, with his trademark clarity and exuberance, he takes an even more expansive approach to the question of why we are the way we are. Starting once again with fossils, Shubin turns his gaze skyward. He shows how the entirety of the universe's 14-billion-year history can be seen in our bodies.
Visualize and explore the wonders of our universe. Black holes, dark matter, space-time, gravity, light-speed, orbits, photons, dark energy, solar systems, the big bang, expansion, the shape of the universe, and even the multiverse!
"A mine of confusion with a couple of golden nuggets..."