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    Description"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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    Title
    Beyond Einstein
    Subtitle
    The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michio Kaku, By (author) Jennifer Thompson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 235
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780385477819
    ISBN 10: 0385477813
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: PD
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: WNX
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26000
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    DC21: 530.1
    BISAC V2.8: SCI055000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 530.1
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Approval Code: A53202400
    LC classification: QC173.7 .K35 1995
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: PD, WNX
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, ports.
    Publisher
    Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
    Imprint name
    Anchor Books
    Publication date
    01 October 1995
    Publication City/Country
    New York
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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.