A Short History of Nearly Everything is a popular science book by Bill Bryson published in 2003. The book covers numerous topics providing easy-to-understand non-technical explanations of numerous scientific phenomena including quantum mechanics, geology, astronomy and Big Bang theory. Bryson devotes special attention to evolution of Homo sapiens and the consequences of various cataclysmic natural events (for example, meteors and extinctions). He also relates stories about famous scientists such as Isaac Newton and Edwin Hubble.

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