"What's the Big Idea?" is an accurate account of the most exciting concepts of modern science. Written for the non-specialist, the reader is given a tour of the outer limits of our capacity to comprehend the meaning of life and the mind of God. Surveying the latest scientific knowledge in biology, chemistry and cosmology, "What's the Big Idea?" gives a credible set of explanations for the basis of our existence and that of everything around us. Topics include: Understanding Evolution, The Magic of Magnetism, The Nature of Time, The Big Bang, Why We Exist, Where are the Aliens, and God Does Not Play Dice.