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Beyond Einstein : The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe

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"Beyond Einstein" takes readers on an exciting excursion into thediscoveries that have led scientists to the brightest new prospect intheoretical physics today -- superstring theory. What is superstring theory andwhy is it important? This revolutionary breakthrough may well be thefulfillment of Albert Einstein's lifelong dream of a Theory of Everything, uniting the laws of physics into a single description explaining all the knownforces in the universe. Co-authored by one of the leading pioneers insuperstrings, Michio Kaku, and completely revised and updated with the newestgroundbreaking research, the book approaches scientific questions with theexcitement of a detective story, offering a fascinating look at the new sciencethat may make the impossible possible."The man knows how to make science interesting". -- "Philadelphia Inquirer" "Kaku's exploration of the principles of superstring theory are lucid, livelyand fullÖ as thought-provoking as Stephen Hawking". -- "Kirkus Reviews" "With his lucid and wry style [he has a] knack for bringing the most etherealideas down to earth". -- "The Wall Street Journal" "His scientific view is out of this world". -- "Los Angeles Times"

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  • Paperback | 235 pages
  • 132.08 x 203.2 x 15.24mm | 204.12g
  • Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
  • Anchor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised ed.
  • Illustrations, ports.
  • 0385477813
  • 9780385477819
  • 81,671

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"Beyond Einstein takes readers on an exciting excursion into the discoveries that have led scientists to the brightest new prospect in theoretical physics today -- superstring theory. What is superstring theory and why is it important? This revolutionary breakthrough may well be the fulfillment of Albert Einstein's lifelong dream of a Theory of Everything, uniting the laws of physics into a single description explaining all the known forces in the universe. Co-authored by one of the leading pioneers in superstrings, Michio Kaku, and completely revised and updated with the newest groundbreaking research, the book approaches scientific questions with the excitement of a detective story, offering a fascinating look at the new science that may make the impossible possible.

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