Quick Review: Brief Answers to Big Questions

Rating: 5 out of 5.

I am not going to pretend that I have understood every single concept discussed in this book. For as long as I can remember, I’m merely an Astronomy enthusiast and the lack of sufficient background in Physics has put me at a disadvantage. The 5-star rating you see up there? That is how proud I am to have been able to get through reading it. Seriously though, the language Stephen used in the book made Space-Time-Continuum and black holes sound relatively easy– the part of my brain where Sheldon currently resides is smirking at me as I’m typing this.

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Snarky remarks and self-deprecation aside, this book has strengthened my resolve to only focus on things that can keep my brain active for the next 50 years.

How can our finite minds comprehend an infinite universe?

Stephen Hawking, Brief Answers to the Big Questions

In all honesty, the book left me with more questions than answers- you’ll see one of these days what those questions were and how much time I spent thinking about them watching What If Youtube videos like the one below:


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