How It Ends

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How It Ends

From You to the Universe

By Chris Impey

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393069853, 352pp.

Publication Date: April 19, 2010

With a healthy dose of humor, How It Ends illuminates everything from the technologies of human life extension and the evolutionary arms race between microbes and men to the inescapable dimming of the sun and the ultimate big rip, giving us a rare glimpse into a universe without us.