The Hole in the Universe: How Scientists Peered over the Edge of Emptiness and Found Everything

The Hole in the Universe: How Scientists Peered over the Edge of Emptiness and Found Everything

By:  K. C. Cole

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Welcome to the world of cutting-edge math, physics, and neuroscience, where the search for the ultimate vacuum, the point of nothingness, ground zero of theory, has rendered the universe deep, rich, and juicy. "Modern physics has animated the void," says K. C. Cole in her entrancing journey into the heart of Nothing. Every time scientists and mathematicians think they have reached the ultimate void, new stuff appears: a black hole, an undulating string, an additional dimension of space or time, repulsive anti-gravity, universes that breed like bunnies. Cole's exploration at the edge of everything is as animated and exciting as the void itself. Take Cole's hand on this adventure into the unknown, and you'll come back informed, amused, and excited.

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  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544079557

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  • Pages: 240

  • Price: $9.99

  • Publication Date: 07/18/2012

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K. C. Cole
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K. C. Cole

A popular science columnist for the Los Angeles Times and teacher at UCLA, K.C. Cole is a recipient of the 1995 American Institute of Physics Award for Best Science Writing. She is also the author of the internationally bestselling The Universe and the Teacup, First You Build a Cloud, and The Hole in the Universe. Cole lives in Santa Monica, California.
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  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544079557

  • ISBN-10: 0544079558

  • Pages: 240

  • Price: $9.99

  • Publication Date: 07/18/2012

  • Carton Quantity: 1

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