Universal : A Guide to the Cosmos

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In "Universal," their third book together, professors Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw demonstrate how asking questions about the world around us teaches us wonderful things about the universe in which we live. The authors explain the basics of physics, from Kepler to the Large Hadron Collider, in a way that reaches an even broader audience than their previous books, "Why Does E=mc2?" and "The Quantum Universe." The authors' episodic approachbrilliantly illustrated with color photos throughoutmakes the "lessons" approachable and digestible, requiring neither a large investment of time nor a science degree. Readers of "Universal" will come away with a much greater understanding of the universe and all it contains, making the mysterious somewhat less so. "show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 155.7 x 234.95mm
  • Da Capo Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 0306822709
  • 9780306822704
  • 928,463

About Brian Cox

Brian Cox is a professor of particle physics at the University of Manchester. He is a popular TV and radio presenter and lives in London. Jeff Forshaw is a professor of theoretical physics at the University of Manchester and a recipient of the Institute of Physics Maxwell Medal. He lives in Manchester, England.show more