In A User?s Guide to the Universe, physicists Dave Goldberg and Jeff Blomquist make good on two promises: you?ll get answers and you won't have to decipher any equations to understand them. (Well, maybe just one very short and very familiar equation.)
- This quirky and fun book takes you on a fascinating tour of the universe as we know it by asking (and answering) weird, important, and provocative questions
- Explains subjects as diverse as special relativity, quantum mechanics, randomness, time travel, the expanding universe, and much more
- Includes dozens of delightfully groan-worthy cartoons that explain everything from special relativity to dark matter
This plain-English, plain-hilarious handbook ushers you through all of the major discoveries of modern physics, from relativity to the Large Hadron Collider, without furrowing your brow even once. Put your mind at ease and jump into modern physics in a way you never imagined possible?comfortably. Now is your chance to impress people at cocktail parties with your insights into the world of quantum weirdness, time and space, the expanding universe, and much, much more.
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