Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

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Alfred A. Knopf, 2014 - Mathematics - 421 pages
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"Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present, and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse. In a dazzling combination of both popular and ground-breaking science, he not only helps us grasp his often mind-boggling theories (his website gives a flavor of how they might boggle the mind), but he also shares with us some of the often surprising triumphs and disappointments that have shaped his life as a scientist. Fascinating from first to last--here is a book for the full science-reading spectrum"--

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This one is odd for me to review. On one had - the science is wonderful. On the other hand, the author is rather arrogant. First, the good. Its high end stuff. The author knows his stuff, and the ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Max Tegmark is author or coauthor of more than two hundred technical papers, twelve of which have been cited more than five hundred times. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and is a physics professor at MIT.

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