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User Review  - jpporter - LibraryThing

This book does its best to discuss, in terms not too complicated, the role of superstring theory in uniting quantum physics with relativist physics. Greene is certainly qualified in the field, and is ... Read full review

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User Review  - yarkan - LibraryThing

The author, who also researches string theory, used all kinds of simpler illustrated metaphors to explain how, without mathematics, we live in about ten dimensions, most of them curled up and ... Read full review

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User Review  - GlennBell - LibraryThing

The book provides an excellent explanation of special relativity, quantum physics, and string theory. The explanation of special relativity was helpful. Quantum physics is largely not to be understood ... Read full review

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User Review  - wouterzzzzz - LibraryThing

The first book of Greene on string theory. Quite hard to follow, even though he tries to make it as easy as possible. With a certain level of physics knowledge, you should be able to keep up, but it ... Read full review

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User Review  - srice07 - LibraryThing

Awesome book. Accessible to those of us lacking math/science backgrounds. Still, I have read it several times (and will probably need a couple of more reads) to retain the basic principles about gravity, etc. that are needed to better grasp later chapters. Read full review

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User Review  - inasrullah64 - LibraryThing

Not a clear explainer of complex science Read full review

Review: The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

Got a little more than half way through the book and then it kind of lost me. I didn't have the patience to read it carefully and there was plenty of other (fiction) books I wanted to read instead. Definitely an interesting read and I understand general relativity better than I ever did before. Read full review


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