The Elegant Universe

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Random House, 31.05.2011 - 464 Seiten
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The international bestseller that inspired a major Nova special and sparked a new understanding of the universe, now with a new preface and epilogue

Brian Greene, one of the world's leading string theorists, peels away layers of mystery to reveal a universe that consists of eleven dimensions, where the fabric of space tears and repairs itself, and all matter—from the smallest quarks to the most gargantuan supernovas—is generated by the vibrations of microscopically tiny loops of energy. The Elegant Universe makes some of the most sophisticated concepts ever contemplated accessible and thoroughly entertaining, bringing us closer than ever to understanding how the universe works.

'Compulsively readable...Green threatens to do for string theory what Stephen Hawking did for holes' New York

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Nutzerbericht  - gypsysmom - LibraryThing

At long last I have finished this book. It took me a long time to read it, not because I didn't find it interesting, but because I needed to have periods of uninterrupted time to read and absorb the ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory

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Brian Green had put all his efforts to write this book as much simple as he can and he succeeded to do so.The way he describes the technical terms in this book with such a great simplicity is really ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Über den Autor (2011)

Brian Greene is Professor of Physics and Mathematics at Columbia University and Cornell University.

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