Tag Archives: Marcus Chown

The Afterglow of Creation

The Afterglow of Creation by Marcus Chown (published by Faber) was originally published in 1993 and has now been re-released for your reading pleasure. In his easy to understand style, Marcus tells the story of the people involved in the discovery of the afterglow of the Big Bang with added …

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Answers, additional detail and congratulations.

Thank you so much to everyone who left a comment on the post below. The correct answers are in italics below and Marcus has kindly provided some additional detail in his answers for the questions that seemed to cause the most confusion. 1) If all the empty space were squeezed …

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Can Einstein make you afraid of heights?

Can Einstein make you afraid of heights? The answer is yes. Maybe. Well actually it’s ageing that may make you suddenly develop a fear of heights and with good reason. Marcus Chown explains it much better than I can in this video clip: So yeah, anyway, as I was saying; …

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