E an awful lot of work to do We know nothing and this book gives a uick idea of what we do not know A good starting point for any budding physicist Easy to ready informative and ntertaining Great It helps if you have a little bit of knowledge regarding uantum physics otherwise just read it a bit slower It is an Tangled Webs (The Black Jewels, eye opener forcing you to read and then go back a few pages to refresh your memory The illustrations are not really suitable for the Kindledition but that s a minor point I ve read a lot about uantum science but this book looks outside the box and makes your brain hurt by opening new pathways for you to think about Am full of praise for this author I give it 4 stars deserves a 5 but nothing is perfect A very interesting bookThe topics covered in this book succeed at A Fairly Honourable Defeat explaining often complexabstracttheoretical subjects in a fairly simple wayI ve always had few of these ideasuestions wandering about in my headver since I was a young teen And now an almost a PhD graduate in toxicogenomics and still physics never fails to amuse meA big bonus is me being a big fan of Jorge s PhD comic strips as wellAfter all what do I know. Iteson make a compelling case that the uestions we cant answer are as interesting as the ones we canThis fully illustrated introduction to the biggest mysteries in physics also helpfully demystifies many complicated things we do know about from uarks and neutrinos to gravitational waves and xploding black holes With ual doses of humor and delight Cham and Whiteson invite us to see the universe as a possibly boundless Elisabeth Shue 135 Success Facts - Everything You Need to Know about Elisabeth Shue expanse of uncharted territory thats still ours toxplore.
Got this bigger paperback UK The Man Without a Face edition Solid print and paper Love the comic illustration The information covered is interesting and presented simplynough for me to understand with my total lack of physics knowledge I would have njoyed it without the constant attempts to be zany and funny which I found grating I would probably recommend this book to a teenager but not to an adult If you ask scientists who study such things how well we understand the Universe the answer you will get is not very well at all This book takes a light hearted look at the vastness of our ignoranceYou will not learn much by reading this book it is afterall about what we do not know You will have fun xploring the subjects where our lack of knowledge is most certainly lackingReadig on my Kindle paperwhite some of the illustrations are very small and difficult to read but they are secondary to the main text Some of the jokes are so bad that in some cases it might considered a blessing Excellent book recommended to me after thing Gone (Gone, explainer Great read I will not say a lot apart from to have any impact popular physics books need to be accessible In that res. Prepare to learnverything we still dont know about our strange and mysterious universeHumanitys understanding of the physical world is full of gaps Not tiny little gaps you can safely ignore there are huge yawning voids in our basic notions of how the world works PHD Comics creator Jorge Cham and particle physicist Daniel Whiteson have teamed up to Threads Of The Shroud exploreverything we dont know about the universe the normous holes in our knowledge of the cosmos Armed with their popular in.
Pect this is as good as it gets A bit silly in places the author is humble and human I have read a lot of similar books and to be honest not a lot was new However a great way of refreshing your knowledge or learning for the first time that we know less than we think This book provides a fantastic and well written introduction into some key physics concepts from uantum mechanics to the structure of our universe And of course all the many MANY things we do not know about these thingsAs someone lse here has written sometimes the book does try a bit too hard to be zany but for the most part the weird and wonderful cartoons and Untitled. examples often involving ferrets in bizarre scenarios actually help understand some of the concepts being discussed Or at least keep it lightnough to keep you fully Wiring engagedCertainly worth a read for anyone withven a passing interest in how this magnificent universe works or doesn t who knows I loved this book Several times in the passed we have heard that science is at an Against All Odds end because we know it all What utter bollocks This book is a uick review of what we do not know and that is most of itThe scientists hav. Fographics cartoons and unusuallyntertaining and lucid xplanations of science they give us the best answers currently available for a lot of uestions that are still perplexing scientists including Why does the universe have a speed limit Why arent we all made of antimatter What or who is attacking Earth with tiny superfast particles What is dark matter and why does it keep ignoring us It turns out the universe is full of weird things that dont make any sense But Cham and Wh.