Review: Handbook to the Universe is a presumptuos title for an intriguing book that provides a great deal of background information on matter, as well as some history of scientific investigations into the topic. It was written, "to satisfy people's curiosity." The book offers a good deal to think about, presented in a readable style.
Other Information: A Handbook to the Universe: Explorations of Matter, Energy, Space and Time for Beginning Scientific Thinkers ($14.95) is available from Independent Publishers Group, Order Dept., 814 N Franklin St., Chicago, IL 60610. Call 800-888-4741.