The Prophet and the Astronomer

The Prophet and the Astronomer

A Scientific Journey to the End of Time

By Marcelo Gleiser

W. W. Norton & Company, Paperback, 9780393324310, 336pp.

Publication Date: July 2003

Presenting insights to cosmological science and apocalyptic philosophy in an "easily accessible" Library Journal) style, Gleiser is "a rare astrophysicist as comfortable quoting Scripture as explaining formulas" (Booklist). K. C. Cole praises his ability to " work] the entwined threads of science and religion into a vision of 'the end' that is strangely comforting and inspiring.

About the Author
Marcelo Gleiser is the Appleton Professor of Natural Philosophy and professor of physics and astronomy at Dartmouth College and the author of The Dancing Universe: From Creation Myths to the Big Bang.