The Sun Is a Star extract on Newsroom


‘When I was little I used to lie awake in bed trying to get my head around the idea of infinity. How could the universe have no end? No boundary? What if you could get to the end of the universe? Couldn’t you just cross over? While you’re there? Wouldn’t even nothing be something?

‘Space and time are the same thing. You can’t get ahead of time — you can’t just step into tomorrow anymore than you can step beyond the edge of the universe.’

Read the full extract at Newsroom here.