The Greatest Story Ever Told-- So Far

The Greatest Story Ever Told-- So Far

Why Are We Here?

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Internationally renowned, award-winning theoretical physicist, New York Times bestselling author of A Universe from nothing and passionate advocate for reason, Lawrence Krauss tells the dramatic story of the discovery of the hidden world of reality - a grand poetic vision of nature - and how we find our place within it. In a landmark, unprecedented work of scientific history, Krauss leads us to the furthest reaches of space and time, to scales so small they are invisible to microscopes, to the birth and rebirth of light, and into the natural forces that govern our existence.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2017
Characteristics: xii, 322 pages : photographs, illustrations ; 24 cm
Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781476777610
Call Number: 530.01 KRAUSS
Alternative Title: Why are we here?


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Jul 24, 2018

Considering that the universe has had billions of energetic years of development, these physicists are doing awesome work to understand it.
I enjoyed this book even tho' some theories are difficult to understand.

Apr 09, 2018

The worst story ever told. I heard this author present a lecture at Carleton University, and thought it was really great. So I decided to read one of his books, but apparently he can't write.

Nov 01, 2017

I'm not really sure who this book is for. Maybe it would be a good summary review peppered with some human interest for physics graduate students, but this book glazes over incredibly complicated stuff as if the reader already understands it. I'd say about half of the book is interesting, and half is incomprehensible. Ultimately a disappointment, as Krauss is a great lecturer and speaker.

May 26, 2017

even more complicated than determining the number of angels that can stand on the head of a pin

Apr 02, 2017

A most fascinating and incredibly interesting book, taking the reader from the early beginnings of serious physics to the present advances in quantum physics, both in general and in regard to the latest discoveries using the Large Hadron Collider.
Although I admit I am unqualified to review this book, comprehending only small amounts of quantum physics, this physicist is quite good at explaining the unexplainable.
Highly recommended, with some interesting asides within.


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