|Title:||The Whole Shebang: A State-of-the-universe(s) Report|
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster|
|Number of pages:||393|
The Whole Shebang: A State-of-the-universe(s) Report is a 1997 science book by author Timothy Ferris. In his book he provides a wide-range report of current research on cosmology, the study of the universe, and its trends going into the 21st century. He reports on theories about the possibility that our universe is one among many, the Big Bang theory, Black holes, the "expanding" universe, and "curved" space. The book has twelve chapters with most of it exploring the Big Bang theory and the mass density of the universe.