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Due to the Mass-Energy Equivalence equation that Einstein is known for, you will begin to gain mass as you get closer to light-speed. So was it a mistake or not?

Wl because it was difficult to understand what he was saying but because it was truly challenging for me to completely digest. Reviews It is very desirable to have a book available that explores the relevant physics issues from a straight and sober scientific standpoint. Mar 02, Lucy rated it really liked it Shelves: Offline Computer — Download Bookshelf software to your desktop so you can view your eBooks with or without Internet access.

Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines

I understood this perfectly because of his examples of what open and closed were, but I feel he kind of jumbled it a little in the end when explaining the difference because these and a flat universe. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Refresh and try again. English Choose a language for shopping.

Add to Wish List. Jul 06, Matt rated it it was amazing. Finally here’s machijes extremely petty complaint that has to do with the editor and not the author. He then deals with the shapes of the universe from open to closed and finally flat.


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It is fascinating thoughtful, thought provoking, and pleasing to read at the same time, with many ties to macyines culture and up to date physics. There appears to be typing error in the following sentence: I was fascinated to learn that the entire area of wormholes, first developed by Kip Thorne, was initially prompted by Carl Sagan, who wanted to have some kind of plausible scientific basis macines his novel Contact.

Leading us gently and light-heartedly through the dizzying world of our space and time, he even gives us the recipe for a time amd, capable of taking us Back to the Future, to Alice’s Wonderland, or on a trip with the Terminator. I read about twenty pages at a time for about a month.

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But more than telling you about time, what makes this book exceptional is that it conveys a wonderful sense of the beautiful excitement of scientific ideas. But with a difference, though. Well written, clear, easy to understand.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. You need not be a genius to understand the majority of this book. We provide a free online form to document your learning and a certificate for your records. If your only a little bit interested in Physics you will be a whole lot more interested in it after you read this book.

Enthusiasm to make everything understandable to the most untutored comes from every page.

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With two remarkable ideas, Albert Einstein revolutionized our view of the Un Do you know: This book is written a while back. Jun 07, Carmen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos. That anyone from any background can understand it. As I mentioned, this book is meant for the common man or woman as the case may be. Taking you on a journey through blaci and time, author Jim Al-Khalili covers some of the most fascinating topics in physics today, including:.

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The book itself describes the phenomena in question with skill and grace, remembering that this book is meant for laypeople and others unfamiliar with the subject. Best introduction to Cosmic-Super-Physics you can get. What might happen if you fall into a black hole? It is an interesting analogy when we consider what happens in our 3D world when scientists focus on quantum hles. But overall, I enjoyed it and learned enough to make my brain buzz with all my newly acquired knowledge and rime.

I am a proud owner of the 1st edition of this book and purchased this one because it is the more recently released 2nd edition. Wouldn’t that happen anyway within an open universe? Parallel universes Where are anr the time travelers?

I thought I wormholws in for a book written for 12 year-olds.

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Personally, I especially liked the chapters on wormholes. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. May 13, Claire Stamper rated it really liked it. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Feb 14, Frostling rated it really liked it.