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A Universe from Nothing

Why There is Something Rather than Nothing

By Lawrence M. Krauss
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A Universe from Nothing: Why There is Something Rather than Nothing by Lawrence M. Krauss

Krauss describes the new scientific theories and observations that demonstrate how the universe could have spontaneously arisen from nothing. He makes the case that this is not only plausible, but inevitable. Krauss presents evidence to show how the universe began and evolved, and theorizes about its ultimate end.

  • Anyone who wants to understand the origins of the universe

  • Anyone who wants to understand the scientific counter-argument to the divine creator (God) explanation

  • Anyone who wants to understand where the universe came from, why it is the way it is, and what will happen to it in the future

  • Anyone who wants to understand the past century’s major developments in cosmology


Lawrence M. Krauss is a cosmologist and theoretical physicist who has written a number of bestselling popular science books. He is best known for his commitment to the public understanding of science and for his contributions to cosmology, particularly regarding the ideas of dark matter and dark energy.

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