Harder takes the reader on an operatic journey from the beginning with the nano-seconds following the Big Bang through the next 14 billion years.
We see our infant universe as it rapidly expands, formed by black holes belonging to another universe. He uses a cinematic style to show every step, with imagery taken from popular culture, archaeology, science, film, and art sources, and to take use through the formation of our solar system and the earth itself, charting the long course of biological evolution.
Alpha is the first in a trilogy covering the world and mankind’s evolution. Alpha is the starting point of investigating the pre-history of Earth, from just a speck in the sky to the birth of life that we cherish so much today. It is the ‘greatest story in the world’.
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