The most fundamental forces at work in our world are some of the
most mysterious, and people have grappled with certain questions for
centuries. Mysteries of the Universe tackles eight of the astronomical
and physical phenomena that have inspired and challenged scientists,
chronicling the discoveries that have been made and the puzzles that
remain. Complicated scientific principles are contextualized with
accessible examples and illustrated with stunning photos, assisting
readers in grasping the magnitude of the mystery.