The Trouble with Physics: The Rise of String Theory, The Fall of a Science and What Comes Next (Paperback)
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The Trouble with Physics: The Rise of String Theory, The Fall of a Science and What Comes Next (Paperback)

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The Trouble with Physics is a groundbreaking account of the state of modern physics: of how we got from Einstein and Relativity through quantum mechanics to the strange and bizarre predictions of string theory, full of unseen dimensions and multiple universes.

Lee Smolin not only provides a brilliant layman's overview of current research as we attempt to build a 'theory of everything', but also questions many of the assumptions that lie behind string theory. In doing so, he describes some of the daring, outlandish ideas that will propel research in years to come.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141018355
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 303 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm

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“By Turns both Brilliant and Utterly Banal”

The Trouble with Physics is a manifesto for fixing the scientific method and it is by turns both quite brilliant and utterly banal.

Using the apparently intractable difficulties confronting string theorists as a... More

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