The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time and the Texture of Reality

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Penguin Books Limited, Feb 24, 2005 - Science - 592 pages
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'A magnificent challenge to conventional ideas' Financial Times

'I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It manages to be both challenging and entertaining: it is highly recommended' the Independent

'(Greene) send(s) the reader's imagination hurtling through the universe on an astonishing ride. As a popularizer of exquisitely abstract science, he is both a skilled and kindly explicator' the New York Times

'Greene is as elegant as ever, cutting through the fog of complexity with insight and clarity; space and time become putty in his hands' Los Angeles Times Book Review

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The Fabric of the Cosmos is Greene's most recent attempt to explain basic physics to nonscientists. He describes Newtonian physics, Einstein's work, and modern superstring theory and discusses ... Read full review

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Wonderful book! Brian Greene has a love for science that comes through his exuberant, appreciative, gentle style. I've just started this book and already it is turning my understanding of physical ... Read full review

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Brian Greene, author of the bestselling book about string theory, The Elegant Universe, was educated at Harvard and Oxford, graduating in 1987. After spending time at Harvard and Cornell, he is currently a Professor of Physics and Mathematics at Columbia. Greene was presenter of the Channel Four series The Theory of Everything, screened in November 2003.

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