The Unknown Universe: The Origin of the Universe, Quantum Gravity, Wormholes, and Other Things Science Still Can't Explain

The Unknown Universe: The Origin of the Universe, Quantum Gravity, Wormholes, and Other Things Science Still Can't Explain

by Richard Hammond PhD

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Overview

Examines the make-up of the universe in relation to gravity, the creation of stars, the concept of the new string theory, cosmic rays, black holes, and other scientific discoveries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601630032
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Publication date: 04/21/2008
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


Dr. Richard Hammond has published numerous scientific articles in a wide range of fields, from general relativity to quantum mechanics, and has pioneered a new theory of gravitation that has won international acclaim. He has won awards from NASA for his research and teaching, international awards for research on gravity, and was invited to Cal Tech's Jet Propulsion Lab to study solar system tests of Einstein's theory. Hammond is an adjunct professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and works for the Army Research Office as a theoretical physicist.

Table of Contents


Cosmic Acceleration     9
Dark Matter     35
The Cosmic Ray Paradox     61
Renormalization     87
The Higgs Particle     109
Quantum Gravity     137
Ashes to Ashes-Things We Know     167
String Theory     189
Origin of the Universe     213
Mysterinos     235
Epilogue     255
Notes     257
Bibliography     259
Suggested Reading     263
Index     265
About the Author     271

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This book answered many questions I had concerning science. Not only was it informative,but it was entertaining on many levels. The author's sense of humor brought the information to life! I recommend this book to anyone who has any questions about the universe, and is looking for a delightful read!