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Parallel Universes: The Search for Other Worlds By Fred Alan Wolf

Parallel Universes: The Search for Other Worlds
by Fred Alan Wolf

The author introduces the non-scientific reader to a new concept that instead of one world or universe, there is in fact an infinity of worlds or universes - interwoven, alternating, yet each of them different from the next.
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Parallel Universes: The Search for Other Worlds Summary


Modern theoretical physics is shot with paradoxes. No matter how far scientists dig into their experimental data, no matter how subtle their measurements or sophisticated their mathematics, the exact shape and nature of being just refuses to hang together in a logical, consistent form. Objects shift inexplicably from particles to waves and back again, space keeps buckling into impossible dimensions, time runs forwards backwards. Worst of all, the very act of observation seems to create, bringing existence out of what was previously no more than a cloud of possibilities. The author introduces the non-scientist reader to a new concept that is increasingly attracting the interest of his fellow physicists and may, despite its unsettling oddness, offer solutions to the most worrying paradoxes. It is the idea that instead of one world or universe, there is in fact an infinity of worlds or universes - interwoven, alternating, yet each of them different from the next.

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Sku
GOR001016076
Title
Parallel Universes: The Search for Other Worlds
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Year published
Number of pages
351
ISBN 10
0370313739
ISBN 13
9780370313733
Prizes
N/A
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