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The Hidden Reality

Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos

The Hidden Reality( )
Author: Greene, Brian
ISBN:978-0-14-102981-8
Publication Date:Apr 2012
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $27.99
Book Description:

Brian Greene's The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos explores our most current scientific understanding of the universe, the 'string theory' that might hold the key to unifying nature's laws, and our continuing quest to know more.

There was a time when 'universe' meant all there is. Everything. Yet, as physicist Brian Greene's extraordinary book shows, ours may be just one universe among many, like endless reflections in a...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Science / Physics / General
Science / Physics / Quantum Theory
Science / Physics / Relativity
Science / Cosmology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.8 x 2.2 cm
Book Weight:0.281 Kilograms
Author Biography
Greene, Brian (Author)
Brian Greene was born on February 9, 1963 in New York City. After attending Stuyvesant High School, where he was a classmate of fellow physicist Lisa Randall. Brian Greene entered Harvard in 1980 to major in physics. He graduated with a bachelor's degree, and went on to earn his doctorate from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, graduating in 1987. Greene joined the physics faculty of Cornell University in 1990, and was appointed to a full professorship in 1995. The following year, he joined the staff of Columbia University as a full professor; this remains his current position. At Columbia, Greene is co-director of the University's Institute for Strings, Cosmology, and Astroparticle Physics (ISCAP), and is leading a research program applying superstring theory to cosmological questions. He has become known to a wider audience through his books for the general public, The Elegant Universe, Icarus at the Edge of Time, The Fabric of the Cosmos, The Hidden Reality, and a related PBS television special.

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