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Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines

Mar 14, Matthew rated it it was amazing. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Aug 18, William Schram rated it it was amazing Shelves: However, that is nothing to the Speed of Light.

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These are topics where it is often hard to get information that is both sl and understandable. One concept that the book covered well was the fact that time wormholess down as an individual travels faster. The edge of space A closed universe An open universe What shape is the Universe then? Trivia About Black Holes, Worm Al-Kahalili is an absolute master at communicating these extraordinarily esoteric concepts to anyone with the desire to understand them. With two remarkable ideas, Albert Einstein revolutionized our view of the Un Do you know: It is indeed a book that you could start without ever having heard of relativity, and it avoids math completely, but still manages to go into more detail than you might expect.

However, as the book added on more and more to the base content, I was damn motivated to continue, just to see if I could wrap my head around each concept.

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All of it beautifully ans with illustrations and real-world easy to understand examples.

It sounds like it becomes static since open means eternal expansion and closed means eormholes recollapse. The title will be removed from your cart because it is not available in this region. Teaches a lot, as simply as one could expect, while keeping the material fascinating enough that you can’t keep the book down.

I recommend this book to anyone and everyone. He explains throughout the book his ideas and other’s ideas and where they disagree, but fails to do so wprmholes, which is a little disappointing.

Try the Kindle edition and experience mwchines great reading features: But the moment you look to see what is going on, the electron will suddenly start behaving itself again and nothing will look out of sorts.

When ohles talking about the speed of light, why it’s the cosmic speed limit, and why nothing can pass it truly fascinating and finally explained for laymen to understand he makes the statement “to accelerate it up to the speed of light would require an infinite amount of energy, which is impossible”.

May 13, Claire Stamper rated it really liked it. CPD consists of any educational activity which helps to maintain and develop knowledge, problem-solving, and technical skills with the aim to provide better health care through higher standards. Books by Jim Al-Khalili. While still an active researcher in theoretical physics, Dr.

Offline Computer — Download Bookshelf software to your desktop so you can view your eBooks with or without Internet access. With two remarkable lback, Albert Einstein revolutionized our view of the Universe.

However, he injects his beliefs as to why there is no paradox here. It was also interesting to read how Carl Sagan’s request for help with Contact led to the discovery that macroscopic wormholes blak theoretically possible.

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Thank you, Al-Kahalili for putting this information together so spectacularly.

Exclusive web offer for individuals. All sorts of weird things would stat happening. I hope that Jim Al-Khalili had no influence over the price and that the blame can be put on a greedy publisher. Blair, University of Western Australia, The Physicist Jim Al-Khalili’s [book] is another of the many books about the wonders of the Universe and what we know about them. They exist in two places at once, they tunnel through impenetrable barriers, travel in two different directions macihnes, and even have several conflicting properties simultaneously.

Superstrings and Other Things: Jim Al-Khalili is extremely educated in this field and does a great job of explaining it to the average person. A Brief History of Time Paperback.

Dec 09, Lafcadio rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Apr 21, Katerina added it Shelves: It explains the difference between rotating Kerr black holes and non-rotating Schwarzchild ones, which I don’t remember learning anywhere before.

I lost count and eventually ordered it for my teen science junkie — last Christmas. This one is good for stretching. I actually read the digital version of this book while sitting in my College Library Yay! Open Preview See a Problem? It covers a great deal of material in a thin package and has a bibliography if you are curious about any of the subjects and ideas covered.

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