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The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time and the Texture of Reality. Brian Greene

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Using Simpsons and X-Files examples, Brian Greene explains our current understanding of the universe. Whereas The Elegant Universe was primarily about the obscure, largely theoretical world of susperstring theory, Fabric of the Cosmos holds to more solid ground. Greene is a good communicator and illustrates complex issues well. Folks wanting to learn more about relativity, quantum mechanics, and the main points of string theory should find this a good starting point.
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An accessible evaluation of the cosmos, examining the string theory which has, in recent years, led the progress towards the Theory of Everything. Greene's lively, engaging manner makes this complex topic lucid to a general readership, whilst retaining a depth of research suitable for more specialist science enthusiasts. "Greene threatens to do for string theory what Stephen Hawking did for black holes" "New Yorker Magazine"

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9780141011110
Author:
Greene, Brian
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Greene, B.
Publication Date:
20050231
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TRADE PAPER
Language:
English

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Using Simpsons and X-Files examples, Brian Greene explains our current understanding of the universe. Whereas The Elegant Universe was primarily about the obscure, largely theoretical world of susperstring theory, Fabric of the Cosmos holds to more solid ground. Greene is a good communicator and illustrates complex issues well. Folks wanting to learn more about relativity, quantum mechanics, and the main points of string theory should find this a good starting point.

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