With his unique knack for making cutting-edge theoretical science effortlessly accessible, world-renowned physicist Paul Davies now tackles an issue that has boggled minds for centuries: Is time travel possible? The answer, insists Davies, is definitely yes—once you iron out a few kinks in the space-time continuum. With tongue placed firmly in cheek, Davies explains the theoretical physics that make visiting the future and revisiting the past possible, then proceeds to lay out a four-stage process for assembling a time machine and making it work. Wildly inventive and theoretically sound, How to Build a Time Machine is creative science at its best—illuminating, entertaining, and thought provoking.
|Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
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|File size:||3 MB|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
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It is excellent. He writes in a easy way to understand.
A fun, entertaining read. This book was not intended as a guide for arm chair physicist to actually build a time machine! This book is more or less a bit of food for thought and fairly whimsical.
The author promises a lot and delivers very little. The first chapter on speed and gravity is very good. But when he discusses moving back in time, worm holes and his four stage time machine, the discussion is so 'on the surface' and so speculative that it is more like politcs or religion than science. By the way I'm an interested layman, not a scientist. The title is as misleading as 'Become a millionaire in ten easy steps'. Blah, Blah.
A trivial and pointless read.