The Matter Myth: Dramatic Discoveries that Challenge Our Understanding of Physical Reality

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Simon & Schuster, Jan 15, 1992 - Science - 320 pages
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"In this sweeping survey, acclaimed science writers Paul Davies and John Gribbin provide a complete overview of the latest developments in physics which have revolutionized modern science. From the weird world of quarks and the theory of relativity to the latest ideas about the birth of the cosmos, the authors find evidence for a massive paradigm shift. New developments in the studies of black holes, cosmic strings, solitons, and chaos theory now challenge commonsense concepts of space, time, and matter, and demand a radically altered and more fully unified worldview of the universe. Here is a truly fascinating advance glimpse at 21st-century science." --Back cover.

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User Review  - Lage von Dissen - Goodreads

For those interested in physics, particularly quantum physics and Einstein's Theory of Relativity, this book gives a basic overview of the current findings and how these ideas have revolutionized ... Read full review

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User Review  - William Hugel - Goodreads

The significance of the shift from the Newtonian world view to the quantum world view is mind boggling. As Paul Davies and John Gribbin point out, the Newtonian mechanistic paradigm has not only ... Read full review


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PAUL DAVIES is Director of the Beyond Center at Arizona State University and the bestselling author of more than twenty books. He won the 1995 Templeton Prize for his work on the deeper meaning of science. His books include About Time, The Fifth Miracle, and The Mind of God.

John Gribbin, visiting fellow in astronomy at the University of Sussex. He is married to Mary Grivvin, also a science writer.

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