Synopses & Reviews
An erudite explanation of String theory, which resolves the hundred-year-old antagonism between General Relativity and Quantum Theory. Relating the scientific struggle behind physics' search for the theory of everything, it makes some of the most complicated concepts ever contemplated viscerally accessible and entertaining. "Not since the extraordinary success of "A Brief History Of Time", has a scientific book caused such a stir" "Sunday Times".
String theory proclaims that all of the wondrous happenings in the universe are reflections of one grand physical principle and manifestations of one single entity: microscopically tiny vibrating loops of energy. This text relates the scientific story and the human struggle behind this theory.