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The Trouble with Physics

The Rise of String Theory, The Fall of a Science and What Comes Next

by Lee Smolin

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The Trouble with Physics is a groundbreaking account of the state of modern physics: of how we got from Einstein and Relativity through quantum mechanics to the strange and bizarre predictions of string theory, full of unseen dimensions and multiple universes.

Lee Smolin not only provides a brilliant layman�s overview of current research as we attempt to build a �theory of everything�, but also questions many of the assumptions that lie behind string theory. In doing so, he describes some of the daring, outlandish ideas that will propel research in years to come.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint:
Penguin
Publication Date:
2008

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Lee Smolin (Author)

Lee Smolin is a theoretical physicist who has made important contributions to the search for quantum gravity. Born in New York City, he was educated at Hampshire College and Harvard University. Since 2001 he is a founding faculty member at Perimet...

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