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A user's guide to the universe : surviving the perils of black holes, time paradoxes, and quantum uncertainty

Author: Dave Goldberg; Jeff Blomquist
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains string theory, quantum mechanics, parallel universes and the beginning of time in a conversational, easy-to-understand way and answers enduring questions about life on other planets and breaking the light-speed barrier.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Goldberg; Jeff Blomquist
ISBN: 9780470496510 0470496517
OCLC Number: 428436717
Description: vii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Special relativity --
Quantum weirdness --
Randomness --
The standard model --
Time travel --
The expanding universe --
The big bang --
Extraterrestrials --
The future.
Responsibility: Dave Goldberg and Jeff Blomquist.

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Explains string theory, quantum mechanics, parallel universes and the beginning of time in a conversational, easy-to-understand way and answers enduring questions about life on other planets and breaking the light-speed barrier.

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