(Please feel free to move if I've picked the wrong forum.) I bought and started reading Kip Thorne's book. Chapter 1 is all about the people who met to bring the film and book into being. Chapter 2 is the beginning of the discussion of science. On page 1 (one) of this first (first) science chapter, Kip tells us that "...the universe was born in a gigantic explosion...." An explosion. ... Should I bother to read on?