Written very well in good old fashioned English.
Consequently I was very happy to read here about the possibility of "universes" beyond ours; or differently put, something beyond the big bang.
A good book for readers who have a decent understanding of physics and in some cases a little more than that is required.
When you buy this book --if you buy it-- take into account that was published on 1997. Is it important? Yes. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Amazon Customer
The book is marketed as a beginner's guide to cosmology and on the back cover a reviewer from "Business Week" assures us that "even the cosmologically illiterate will be able to... Read morePublished on June 2, 2012 by Orwell Morgan
I read this book in 2009, twelve years after it was published. Readers who are interested in cosmology know that a lot has happened in the field since then. Read morePublished on November 27, 2009 by Robert Adler
I bought this book some years ago when a local book store was having a sale, and actually grabbed it out of the "cheap stuff" bin in the Spirituality section. Read morePublished on March 1, 2008 by frumiousb
Great book that I keep going back to through the past couple of years or so. Written very well in good old fashioned English. Read morePublished on May 6, 2007 by Robert Naslund
Starting with James Clerk Maxwell's unification of electromagnatism and contuing all the way to the contemporary drive to unify the fundametal forces of nature, Martin Rees takes a... Read morePublished on April 29, 2007 by Steve Reina
Before the Beginning is one of Sir Martin Rees best endeavors in unraveling the concepts of cosmology for the average reader. Read morePublished on June 27, 2003 by Atheen
This fascinating book deals with inter alia pregalactic history, black holes, dark matter, time in other possible universes, ecology of universes, omega and lambda, great... Read morePublished on February 15, 2003 by Pieter Uys