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String Theory For Dummies

Genres: Physics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd, Chichester, United Kingdom
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Published: 30th Oct 2009
Dimensions: w 181mm h 232mm d 21mm
Weight: 520g
ISBN-10: 047046724X
ISBN-13: 9780470467244
Barcode No: 9780470467244
A clear, plain-English guide to this complex scientific theory String theory is the hottest topic in physics right now, with books on the subject (pro and con) flying out of the stores. String Theory For Dummies offers an accessible introduction to this highly mathematical "theory of everything," which posits ten or more dimensions in an attempt to explain the basic nature of matter and energy. Written for both students and people interested in science, this guide explains concepts, discusses the string theory's hypotheses and predictions, and presents the math in an approachable manner. It features in-depth examples and an easy-to-understand style so that readers can understand this controversial, cutting-edge theory.

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explains the basic concepts of what the cover refers to as the controversial theory
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