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Out of This World: Colliding Universes, Branes, Strings, and Other Wild…
by Stephen Webb
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0387029303, Hardcover)Stephen Webb, author of WHERE IS EVERYBODY?, takes the interested amateur on a thrilling and enlightening tour of the amazing, even bizarre, new ideas of modern physics, including alternatives to the Big Bang, parallel universes, and an imaginary trip to the other side of the black hole.
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"Although it is now almost unanimously accepted that the cosmos started with the Big Bang, we still have no plausible theory for the forces that set this creative cataclysm into motion." "In Out Of This World, Stephen Webb examines recent theories. After introducing general relativity and quantum mechanics - the twin foundations of twentieth century physics - he explains how they are fundamentally incompatible. Then he introduces us to the seemingly outlandish and bizarre proposals - from almost unbelievably small particles to huge membranes that may envelope our Universe - that physicists have devised to account for this incompatibility, ultimately leading to us to wholly new realms of understanding."--BOOK JACKET.
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