The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
"[Greene] develops one fresh new insight after another...In the great tradition of physicists writing for the masses, The Elegant Universe sets a standard that will be hard to beat." --George Johnson, The New York Times Book Review
In a rare blend of scientific insight and writing as elegant as the theories it explains, Brian Greene, one of the world's leading string theorists, peels away the layers of mystery surrounding string theory to reveal a universe that consists of 11 dimensions where the fabric of space tears and repairs itself, and all matter-from the smallest quarks to the most gargantuan supernovas-is generated by the vibrations of microscopically tiny loops of energy.
Green uses everything from an amusement park ride to ants on a garden hose to illustrate the beautiful yet bizarre realities that modern physics is unveiling. Dazzling in its brilliance, unprecedented in its ability to both illuminate and entertain, The Elegant Universe is a tour de force of science writing-a delightful, lucid voyage through modern physics that brings us closer than ever to understanding how the universe works.
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Review: The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate TheoryUser Review - Matthew - Goodreads
The second half of this book, which covers string theory and six-dimensional particles that may unite general relativity and quantum mechanics, is absolutely mind-blowing. Brian Greene brings clarity and great insight to the most significant scientific research of the past 40 years. Read full review
Review: The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate TheoryUser Review - Ayush Bhanja - Goodreads
The ELegant Universe authored by a great author and a great physicist, Brian Greene; was a great book on the different aspects of physics, especially on string theories. It states different laws of ... Read full review
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