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""If you've ever wondered what happened before the big bang or where the universe is expanding, then the new book A User's Guide to the Universe is for you. A hilariously serious journey through all the big questions (Can I build a time machine?) with answers from real-life physicist David Goldberg and sly illustrator Jeff Blomquist, this indispensable window on modern science makes a great nonfiction companion to the beloved, A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."" (Christian Science Monitor)
I highly recommend this book for a short, accessible and fun introduction to the issues it treats.
I found that the authors did a good job of explaining the concepts in great detail and made it easy to follow.
If you have any questions about the crazy things of the universe, this is definitely the book to read.
This book provides a good basic explanation of modern physics. It is written in an entertaining way, without math. Read morePublished 5 months ago by rleggett
Definitely a book worth reading - not just for the beginners but even those who have read many other popular science books on the subjects covered here or possibly even for the... Read morePublished 7 months ago by NJ
A little basic, but for the aspiring theoretical physicist ( haha ) a great jumping off point. If you have ever looked at the sky and asked "why" or "how" this is... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Shay+Kiki
Have read many books in this genre, but this one provided some fundamental new insights for me...and was written with levity.Published 12 months ago by Gregory M. Brill
Very informative for a beginner to read and learn about the universe. The writing style will help you read the book in sections and stay awake.Published 16 months ago by Cross Border Commerce
In an attempt to bring science to the masses the author has obscured the science by bad humor and poor illustrationsPublished 21 months ago by Mr. R. J. Hamon
All the information presented in this book was very clear and interesting. It was presented in a very accessible way. Read morePublished on May 17, 2012 by thedimmestsong
I have thoroughly enjoyed reading the users guide to the universe and found the explanations of the difficult topics easy to follow. Read morePublished on April 16, 2012 by ojisama
yeah, this book is definitely amazing! and for a newbie like me who would like to get a grasp on science and physics, this book made everything much easier to understand by using... Read morePublished on June 10, 2011 by zzzspawn