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Beyond Einstein The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe

By: Michio Kaku and Jennifer Thompson
230 pages, no illustrations
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What is superstring theory and why is it important? Can superstrings offer the fulfilment of Einstein's lifelong dream of a Theory of Everything? Co-authored by Michio Kaku, one of the leading pioneers of superstrings, this is a thrilling account of the discoveries that have led scientists to the brightest new prospect in theoretical physics today. With all the excitement of a detective story, this book contains the newest ground-breaking research in physics, and offers a fascinating look at the scientific research that may make the impossible possible.


Introduction; PART I: A THEORY OF THE UNIVERSE; Superstrings: A Theory of Everything?; The Quest for Unification; The Quantum Puzzle; The Riddle of Infinities; The Top Quark; PART II: SUPERSYMMETRY AND SUPERSTRINGS; The Birth of the Superstring Theory; Symmetry: The Missing Link; Supersymmetry; PART III: BEYOND THE FOURTH DIMENSION; Before the Big Bang; The Mystery of Dark Matter; Cosmic Strings; Journey to Another Dimension; Back to the Future; Beyond Einstein

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By: Michio Kaku and Jennifer Thompson
230 pages, no illustrations
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Kaku's exploration's of the principles of superstring theory are lucid, lively, and full ... as thought-provoking as Stephen Hawking. Kirkus Reviews
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