The Cosmic Landscape: String Theory and the Illusion of Intelligent Design

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Little, Brown, Dec 1, 2006 - Science - 416 pages
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In his first book ever, the father of string theory reinvents the world's concept of the known universe and man's unique place within it. Line drawings.

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User Review  - amarcobio - LibraryThing

Susskind has done a good gob explaining string theory to the lay public. Still, many concepts are diffucult to grasp, but the books uses a lot of examples and diagrams which make it more approachable. Read full review

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User Review  - gopfolk - LibraryThing

Enjoyed the book and the outlook on where the science is...I was disappointed that the author spend little to no time talking about intelligent design. In fact l would go so far as to say that the ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor in theoretical physics at Stanford University. He is the author of The Cosmic Landscape , The Black Hole War, and TheTheoretical Minimum: What You Need to Know to Start Doing Physics. Susskind is a member of the National Academy of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the recipient of numerous prizes including the science writing prize of the American Institute of Physics for his Scientific American article on black holes.

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