The Universe Within

The Universe Within

From Quantum to Cosmos

eBook - 2012
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The most anticipated nonfiction book of the season, this year's Massey Lectures is a visionary look at the way the human mind can shape the future by world-renowned physicist Neil Turok.
Publisher: Toronto : House of Anansi Press Inc., 2012.
ISBN: 9781770892255
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: eBiblioFile
OverDrive, Inc
Alternative Title: From quantum to cosmos

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stewstealth
Mar 05, 2014

A brief overview of some aspects of the history of physics. There is a too much of the author's philosophy to make this strictly a science book. It is a quick read and worthwhile if interested.

rainbow0 Sep 07, 2013

Turok's book is entertaining (to be expected, as it is his Massey Lectures), but his arrogance is irritating. For example, he makes his personal speculative ideas (such as what can be known about a supposed time "before" the Big Bang) sound like sage wisdom. It seems to me that he also overestimates what physics (in the future) will be capable of explaining about the universe. He also presents his philosophical ideas as if they were science. In my view, "A Briefer History of Time" is a far better book.

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