Warped Passages by Lisa Randall
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  • If you enjoy a challenging read on an interesting scientific topic and you don’t mind exercising your grey matter a little then this popular book is a well recommended read


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      This book is a little hard to understand and heavy going for the casual reader by it will certainly improve your knowledge of the scientific concepts concerning dimensions. Throughout the book is a detailed and well explained history concerning the key developments of physics covering the era of Albert Einstein through into the developments of quantum theory.

      The


      book does a great job of portraying science not as a rigid institution of set dogmas but as a developing and growing human understanding of the universe in which we inhabit. A process requiring both ingenuity and creative thinking outside of the box in an attempt to grasp ever deeper understanding.

      Around 50% of this book is comprised of hypothesis and conjecture dealing with topics of which have not been proved by hard evidence but nonetheless fit within the framework of what we currently understand of the natural universe.

      As already mentioned this book is certainly not a light read and a non-scientist may find themselves lost at certain points when subject matter begins to journey into territory with which you will ...


      • Warped Passages by Lisa Randall
      be unfamiliar, it may help to some degree to be familiar with some of the jargon and concepts such as super gravity and perturbation theory as phrases such as these are thrown around under the assumption that you know what the author is talking about.

      Ideally this is a book for those who already have some familiarity with the subject matter

      rather than as a book for complete beginners as some working knowledge of the concepts and phrases used will be necessary to get the most out of this otherwise impressive and well written book. If you enjoy a challenging read on an interesting scientific topic and you don’t mind exercising your grey matter a little then this popular book is a well recommended read.




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