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The Elegant Universe

The Elegant UniverseThe Elegant Universe

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by Brian Greene

Everything from an amusement park ride to ants on a garden hose is used to explain the beautiful yet bizarre realities that modern physics in unveiling.

In a rare blend of scientific insight and writing as elegant as the theories it explains, Brian Greene, one of the world’s leading string theorists, peels away the layers of mystery surrounding string theory to reveal a universe that consists of eleven dimensions, where all matter is generated by the vibrations of microscopically tiny loops of energy.

Dazzling in its brilliance, unprecedented in its ability to both illuminate and entertain, The Elegant Universe is a tour de force of scientific writing – a delightful, lucid voyage through modern physics that brings us closer to understanding how the universe works.

  • Paperback
  • 448 pages
  • ISBN: 9780099289920