About the book:
Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, The Big Bang is an accessible, authoritative, and entertaining introduction to the greatest discovery in the history of science: that the universe has not existed forever but was born. There was a day without a yesterday.
Written by award-winning writer and former astrophysicist Marcus Chown, The Big Bang details how 13.82 billion years ago all matter, energy, space - and even time - erupted into being in a titanic fireball.
This mind-bending book addresses the big questions: What was the Big Bang? What drove the Big bang? And what happened before the big bang? The evidence for the Big Bang, it turns out, is all around us...