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.
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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
The Higgs Particle 109
Quantum Gravity 137
Ashes to Ashes-Things We Know 167
String Theory 189
Origin of the Universe 213
Suggested Reading 263
About the Author 271
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The Unknown Universe: The Origin of the Universe, Quantum Gravity, Wormholes, and Other Things Science Still Can't Explain based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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!