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In this accessible and entertaining book, Dr. Manly guides you on a tour of the many multiverse concepts and provides ...
In this accessible and entertaining book, Dr. Manly guides you on a tour of the many multiverse concepts and provides the non-technical background to understand them.
Visions of the Multiverse explores questions such as:
Dr. Manly discusses a wide variety of fascinating concepts from relativity and the fundamental particles and forces of nature to dark matter, dark energy, and quantum mechanics in an unintimidating and conversational tone.
Is humanity is in the midst of a new Copernican revolution? You decide.
1 Got Copernicus? 13
2 A Brief History of Space-Time 23
3 Particles and Fields and Waves, Oh My! 47
4 God's Gambling Problem 65
5 Of Boxer Shorts and Charmed Quarks 91
6 A Case of Cosmic Acne 127
7 The Ultimate Free Lunch 157
8 Doing a Little Gravity 183
9 Copernicus on Steroids 213
Appendix A An Overview of Multiverse Concepts 235
Appendix B Tegmark's Taxonomy of the Multiverse 239
About the Author 271