The Elegant Universe - Superstrings Hidden Dimensions & the Quest for the Ultimate Theory Hardcover – Import 8 Jun 2004
Product Description Review [A] delightful lucid introduction to the greatest problem in all of physics the quest to unify all the laws of nature. Greene does a masterful job in presenting complex materials in a lively engaging manner. Highly recommended to anyone who has ever gazed at the heavens and wondered as Einstein did if God had a choice in making the universe. — Michio Kaku author of Hyperspace and Visions Everyone who is curious about the horizons of theoretical physics—past present and future—will enjoy this book. — Edward Witten Institute for Advanced Study [A] beautifully crafted account of string theory—a theory that appears to be a most promising waystation on the road to an ultimate theory of everything. His book gives a clear simple yet masterful account that makes a complex theory very accessible to nonscientists but is also a delightful; read for the professional. — David M. Lee professor of physics Cornell University [A] tour-de-force of science writing. Perhaps more than any other popular-level account this book peels away layers of detail and reveals the stunning essence of cutting-edge physics. With a rare blend of scientific integrity and literary flair the author takes us on a whirlwind journey to the forefront of the search for the ultimate theory of the universe. — Shing-Tung Yau Harvard University; Fields Medalist winner of the National Medal of Science Greene does an admirable job of translating a wholly mathematical endeavor into visual terms. Throughout his work he writes with poetic eloquence and style. — Marcia Bartusiak (Washington Post Book World) Brian Greene...makes the terribly complex theory of strings accessible to all. He possesses a remarkable gift for using the everyday to illustrate what may be going on in dimensions beyond our feeble human perception. — Publishers Weekly Compulsively readable....Greene threatens to do for string theory what Stephen Hawking did for black holes. — New York As rewarding as it gets....A thrilling ride through a lovely landscape. — Los Angeles Times About the Author Brian Greene received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his doctorate from Oxford University where he was a Rhodes scholar. He is a professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and lives in New York City.
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