Cosmological Koans: A Journey to the Heart of Physics (Paperback)Anthony Aguirre (author)
- Coming soon
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 400
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
A gem of a book -- Carlo Rovelli, author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
A delight for readers raised on Goedel, Escher, Bach and The Dancing Wu Li Masters* Kirkus *
This is calisthenics for the mind - it will stretch your imagination almost to the breaking point, and your understanding of reality will come away more healthy and flexible than before -- Sean Carroll, author of The Big Picture
A truly creative exploration of physics and its profound insights into the Universe -- Adam Frank, author of Light of the Stars
The paradoxes of Zen Buddhism could help us grasp fundamental physics. . . What Aguirre does remarkably well is to find a way of threading many of the most interesting questions in theoretical physics onto a single narrative chain. . . At its heart the book offers a compelling answer to the question of how to talk about the un-talk-about-able -- Gilead Amit * The New Scientist *
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