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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 so much enduring questions from "Can I holiday the light-speed barrier like on Star Trek?" and "Is there existence on different planets?" to "What is empty area made of?"

This is an quintessential advisor to physics that provides readers an summary of the preferred physics subject matters written in an obtainable, irreverent, and interesting demeanour whereas nonetheless retaining a tone of wry skepticism. Even the amateur might be capable of stick to alongside, because the issues are addressed utilizing simple 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 swifter than mild, and for that subject, what the universe is increasing into anyway.

  • Gives a one-stop journey of the entire large questions that catch the general public mind's eye together with string idea, quantum mechanics, parallel universes, and the start of time
  • Explains severe technological know-how in an enjoyable, conversational, and easy-to-understand way
  • Includes dozens of delightfully groan-worthy cartoons that specify every thing from particular relativity to darkish Matter

 Filled with attention-grabbing details and insights, this e-book will either deepen and rework your figuring out of the universe.

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