A User's Guide to the Universe: Surviving the Perils of by Dave Goldberg,Jeff Blomquist

By Dave Goldberg,Jeff Blomquist

solutions to science's such a lot enduring questions from "Can I holiday the light-speed barrier like on Star Trek?" and "Is there lifestyles on different planets?" to "What is empty area made of?"

This is an imperative advisor to physics that provides readers an summary of the most well-liked physics subject matters written in an obtainable, irreverent, and fascinating demeanour whereas nonetheless conserving a tone of wry skepticism. Even the amateur might be capable of stick to alongside, because the themes are addressed utilizing undeniable English and (almost) no equations. Veterans of well known physics also will locate their nagging questions addressed, like no matter if the universe can extend quicker than mild, and for that subject, what the universe is increasing into anyway.

  • Gives a one-stop travel of the entire immense questions that seize the general public mind's eye together with string conception, quantum mechanics, parallel universes, and the start of time
  • Explains critical technological know-how in an unique, conversational, and easy-to-understand way
  • Includes dozens of delightfully groan-worthy cartoons that designate every little thing from specified relativity to darkish Matter

 Filled with interesting info and insights, this publication will either deepen and remodel your figuring out of the universe.

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