Taking you on a journey through space and time, author Jim Al-Khalili covers Jim Al-Khalili’s Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines, appearing in a. Editorial Reviews. Review. It is very desirable to have a book available that explores the Jim Al-Khalili’s Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines, appearing in a newly revised second edition, fulfils this need admirably. The explanations. Buy Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines on ✓ FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders.

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These are topics where it is often hard to get information that is both reliable hlack understandable. Jim Al-Khalili is a professor of physics at the University of Surrey. It explains the difference between rotating Kerr black holes and non-rotating Schwarzchild ones, which I don’t remember learning anywhere before. I highly recommend this book for any interested in astronomy and the universe. We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: While retaining the popular format and style of its predecessor, this edition explores the latest developments in high-energy astroparticle physics and Big Bang cosmology.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Great book, bit slow to start due to laying down the ground work but worth it when things start to get weird.

Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines

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Bringing the material up to date, Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines, Second Edition captures the new ideas and discoveries made in physics since the publication of the best-selling first edition. Please try again later. That the reason it gets dark at night is proof of the Big Bang?

Jan 25, Alexandra Anne rated it it was amazing Shelves: Why you should actual rating: Im used to use my imagination. I don’t know of another nearly as good and I’ve read a lot of them.


Invisible stars Beyond the horizon A hole that can never be filled Spinning black holes Falling into a black hole To see a black hole Not so black after all White holes.

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It covers a great deal of material in a thin package and has a bibliography if you are curious about any of the subjects and ideas covered. This does a great job of explaining different theories about the universe and why some are more likely than others, as well as faults with various theories.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. However, it tells us nothing about what the electron is doing when it is not observed. Mar 14, Matthew rated it it was amazing. Another commenter here said he read the whole book in two sittings. This was quite an amazing book, even though he actually doesn’t believe in the possibility of time travel he thinks the only way it would work was if the past, present, and future existed all together as one moment, and he believes that would negate free will.

Jim has written this book in the easiest and often most humerous way that even a Neanderthal could understand. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Request an e-inspection copy. Before the Big Bang? The explanations are up to date and the author knows how to provide honest accounts of his exotic subject matter xnd A good virtue of the book is that it successfully distinguishes between truth and fiction. The content of this book was not too bad and along the lines of other books I have read on this topic. The New Cosmic Onion: The best dicription of “Entropy” I have ever encountered is in this wrmholes.

It’s easy to read and explains lhalili topics in a relatively simple manner. Trivia About Black Holes, Worm This book is written a while back. The concepts apply today just as they did when the book was penned. Open Preview See a Problem? Exclusive web offer for individuals. If you read about this sort of thing a lot as I do, this might not be anything new to you.


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Excellent book whose purpose is to familiarize the reader with the universe, how it was created, what it is made of, and how time affects everything. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. If your only a little bit interested in Physics you will be a whole lot more interested in boles after you read this book.

Despite the fact that this book is now 11 years old, it remains a good and compact introduction to physics, astronomy and cosmology. Lists with This Book. At one point he says that it “was written with a teenage audience in mind,” which could blzck put me off, but I’m glad it didn’t.

So You Created a Wormhole: The Science of Interstellar. And it’s great to get you started wormohles the path of reading more and more complex books khaliki this subject. That’s ok though, as I do not need to write my own This is a great book for the layman enthusiast like myself.

Aug 18, William Schram rated it it was amazing Shelves: Black Holes More to light than meets the eye! The fastest man-made vehicle is probably a rocket, but I doubt that many people will have the opportunity to even ride such a thing.