The definitive guide to the universe, from the Solar System to the farthest
limits of space, for the whole family is now available in paperback. Martin J.
Rees, well-known cosmologist, is the author of Just Six Numbers: The Deep Forces
that Shape the Universe (2001, pb) and Our Final Hour: A scientist's warning:
How terror, error, and environmental disaster threaten humankind's future in
this century (2004, pb), as well as other books for the trade and academic