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“A truly mesmerizing book . . . The multiverse concept is told by a true master storyteller and scientist in a compelling, lucid fashion . . . A page-turner.” (Michio Kaku )
"Davies is courageous, entertaining, and persuasive." (Nature )
"Very readable indeed...This is Doctor Who, but for real." (Guardian )
Davies does a good job of outlining a number of the "fine-tuning" parameters in a simple and explanatory way. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jmoss
Actually I am still reading this. It is informative and insightful. It does require some serious attention as you read it however, so I don't think it is for the casual reader. Read morePublished 2 months ago by John P
An excellent book that deals with the question of why the physical fundamentals are 'just right' for life. Concepts are really well explained for the non-physicist reader. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Rob Hooft
Davies does it again, posing the most interesting and basic questions for the lay reader to think about.Published 5 months ago by Robert J. Schuckit
Fascinating and mind-expanding. A bit more philosophical and less rigidly scientific than others I have read.Published 8 months ago by Eleanor Straub
Lots of good theoretical physics, but the final conclusion that eventual intelligent life is one of the constants set in the Big
Bang's initial configuration is pretty weakly... Read more
Paul Davies has been a good objective writer until the "Goldilocks Enigma". About 2/3rds of the way through he bashes Christianity and states his God is the laws of... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Sir Red
There are two broad parts to this book, namely an adventure through quantum physics and cosmology, and the other through the interaction between science and theology, between... Read morePublished 9 months ago by AS
I've been working through various English-language books on creationism, evolution, intelligent design, the anthropic principle, etc. ... Read morePublished 9 months ago by P.H.