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New Theories of Everything
New Theories of Everything
by John D Barrow
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Published in 1991, John Barrow's Theories of Everything was hailed as "a mind-boggling intellectual adventure" by Publishers Weekly and as "an exhilarating journey...important, engaging, and highly literate" by New Scientist. Now, in New Theories of... (read more)

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Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe (P.S.)
Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe (P.S.)
by Simon Singh
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Simon Singh continues to demonstrate his mastery of bringing complex concepts to lay readers with this brilliant book on the origins of the universe. Singh clearly presents an overview of the history of science, filled with colorful characters, and how... (read more)

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The Cosmic Cocktail: Three Parts Dark Matter (Science Essentials)
The Cosmic Cocktail: Three Parts Dark Matter (Science Essentials)
by Katherine Freese
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"As one of the pioneers in the hunt for dark matter, Freese weaves together tales of her own adventures in cosmology with the broader history of this historic quest. Her book elegantly conveys both the underlying science and the excitement of discovery."-... (read more)

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The Great Beyond: Higher Dimensions, Parallel Universes and the Extraordinary Search for a Theory of Everything
The Great Beyond: Higher Dimensions, Parallel Universes and the Extraordinary Search for a Theory of Everything
by Paul Halpern
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It is among the most elegant, radical, and tantalizing theories ever to be fashioned by the keen lathe of mathematical insight. For the better part of two centuries, the notion of higher dimensions beyond space and time has fueled the imaginations of... (read more)

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The Whole Shebang: A State-of-the-Universe(s) Report
The Whole Shebang: A State-of-the-Universe(s) Report
by Timothy Ferris
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From the world-acclaimed author of Coming of Age in the Milky Way comes this delightfully engrossing, comprehensive, and comprehensible report on how science today envisions the universe as a whole. Timothy Ferris begins The Whole Shebang with a succinct... (read more)

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Hiding in the Mirror: The Quest for Alternate Realities, from Plato to String Theory
Hiding in the Mirror: The Quest for Alternate Realities, from Plato to String Theory
by Lawrence M. Krauss
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An exploration of mankind's fascination with worlds beyond our own-by the bestselling author of The Physics of Star Trek Lawrence Krauss -an international leader in physics and cosmology-examines our long and ardent romance with parallel universes... (read more)

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Beyond Einstein: The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe
Beyond Einstein: The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe
by Michio Kaku
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The Last Three Minutes: Conjectures about the Ultimate Fate of the Universe
The Last Three Minutes: Conjectures about the Ultimate Fate of the Universe
by Paul Davies
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-158) and index.... (read more)

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Gravity's Engines: How Bubble-Blowing Black Holes Rule Galaxies, Stars, and Life in the Cosmos
Gravity's Engines: How Bubble-Blowing Black Holes Rule Galaxies, Stars, and Life in the Cosmos
by Caleb Scharf
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One of The Barnes and Noble Review Editors Picks: Best Nonfiction of 2012 Selected by The Christian Science Monitor as one of “21 smart nonfiction titles we think you'll enjoy this summer” Selected by The New Scientist as one of 10... (read more)

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My Brief History
My Brief History
by Stephen Hawking
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Stephen Hawking was the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge for thirty years. He is the author of several books, including the worldwide publishing phenomenon A Brief History of Time, A Briefer History of Time (written with... (read more)

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The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics
The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics
by Leonard Susskind
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The epic, behind-the-scenes story of an astounding gap in our scientific knowledge of the cosmos.   In the past few years, a handful of scientists have been in a race to explain a disturbing aspect of our universe: only 4 percent of it consists of... (read more)

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Theory of Everything
Theory of Everything
by Stephen W Hawking
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Hawking takes readers on a fascinating journey through the telescopic lens of modern physics to gain a new glimpse of the universe--the nature of black holes, the space-time continuum, and new information about the origin of the universe.... (read more)

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Three Roads to Quantum Gravity
Three Roads to Quantum Gravity
by Lee Smolin
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The Holy Grail of modern physics is a theory of the universe that unites two seemingly opposing pillars of modern science: Einstein's theory of general relativity, which deals with large-scale phenomena (planets, solar systems and galaxies), and quantum... (read more)

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Explaining the Universe: The New Age of Physics
Explaining the Universe: The New Age of Physics
by John M Charap
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In this fascinating book, John Charap offers a panoramic view of the physicist's world as the twenty-first century opens--a view that is entirely different from the one that greeted the twentieth century. We have learned that the universe is billions of... (read more)

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The Extravagant Universe: Exploding Stars, Dark Energy, and the Accelerating Cosmos (Princeton Science Library)
The Extravagant Universe: Exploding Stars, Dark Energy, and the Accelerating Cosmos (Princeton Science Library)
by Robert P Kirshner
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'"This book describes a remarkable era in cosmology. Over the last three years several lines of evidence have gelled into a consistent but--to most of us--unexpected picture of what our universe consists of and how it is expanding. Told by a key... (read more)

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Principles of Physical Cosmology
Principles of Physical Cosmology
by P J E Peebles
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During the last twenty years, dramatic improvements in methods of observing astrophysical phenomena from the ground and in space have added to our knowledge of what the universe is like now and what it was like in the past, going back to the hot big bang.... (read more)

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The Book of the Cosmos: Imagining the Universe from Heraclitus to Hawking
The Book of the Cosmos: Imagining the Universe from Heraclitus to Hawking
by Dennis Danielson
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In this monumental book, Professor Dennis Danielson has assembled a remarkable anthology that surveys the richness and excitement of the human quest to understand the universe-its origin, its structure, and its significance. From the ancient world to the... (read more)

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The End of Time: The Next Revolution in Physics
The End of Time: The Next Revolution in Physics
by Julian Barbour
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Richard Feynman once quipped: "Time is what happens when nothing else does." But Julian Barbour disagrees: if nothing happened, if nothing changed, time would stop. For time is nothing but change. It is change that we perceive occurring all around us... (read more)

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The Theory of Everything: The Origin and Fate of the Universe
The Theory of Everything: The Origin and Fate of the Universe
by Stephen W. Hawking
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In physicist Stephen Hawking's brilliant opus, A Brief History of Time, he presented us with a bold new look at our universe, how it began, and how our old views of physics and tired theories about the creation of the universe were no longer relevant. In... (read more)

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The origin of the universe
The origin of the universe
by John D Barrow
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There is no more profound, enduring or fascinating question in all of science than that of how time, space, and matter began. Now John Barrow, who has been at the cutting edge of research in this area and has written extensively about it, guides us on a... (read more)

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