Parallel Worlds

Parallel Worlds: The Science of Alternative Universes and Our Future in the Cosmos

Non-Fiction, Languages & Reference, Dictionaries & Reference, Popular Science
Paperback Published on: 26/01/2006
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Parallel Worlds
A great explanation of unfathomable science
A fascinating book by the king of popular science, 'Parallel Worlds' allows the non-physicist to get a grasp on some of the most confusing yet interesting ... READ MORE
Lucy at Oxford


From the bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible, Michio Kaku's Parallel Worlds takes us to the frontiers of scientific knowledge to explain the extraordinary nature - and future - of our universe.Imagine a future where we are not alone - where our universe is just one of countless parallel worlds, some strangely familiar, some almost unimaginable. And that, when planet earth finally runs down to a cold, dark wasteland, we will be able to escape into these new worlds and start again.Michio Kaku's thrilling guide to the galaxy shows us how it could happen sooner than we think - and the future for intelligent life is one of endless possibilities.'This book is absolutely impossible to put down ... if and when we do find out what the universe is, and how it was created, it's going to be absolutely mind-blowing'   Independent on Sunday'One of the gurus of modern physics'   Financial Times'An exhilarating read ... nobody who reads this book can be anything less than amazed by the possibilities it presents'   Scotland on Sunday'The journey he takes the reader on is so picturesque and the conclusions so startling that you are gripped'   Sunday TelegraphMichio Kaku is a leading theoretical physicist and one of the founders of string theory, widely regarded as the strongest candidate for the 'theory of everything'. He is also one of the most gifted popularizers of science of his generation. His books published by Penguin include Parallel Worlds, The Physics of the Future and The Physics of the Impossible. He holds the Henry Semat Professorship in Theoretical Physics at the City University of New York, where he has taught for over twenty-five years.

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780141014630
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Weight: 326g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm

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Parallel Worlds
Parallel Worlds
Incredibly interesting and exciting investigation and introduction to the science of both the very very large and the infinitely small. Kaku has a wonderfu... READ MORE
Philip Stone
Parallel Worlds
Welcome to the multiverse
This is a truly perspective shattering book.Whilst it may be fourteen years old Kaku remains the authority on string theory and the multiverse. Through s... READ MORE
Tim Dumble