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Strange Matters: Undiscovered Ideas at the Frontiers of Space and Time
Twentieth-century physics was a long, strange trip indeed. Stranger still is what might lie ahead. In this startling book, science writer Tom Siegfried takes us into a weird world of quark nuggets, selectrons, quintessence, and quantum cosmology and introduces us to some of the most imaginative ideas being batted about by scientists today, from funny energy to mirror matte ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published March 2nd 2004 by Berkley
(first published January 1st 2002)
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Challenging to get into, this book throws out a great deal of unfamiliar vocabulary in the first few chapters but tends to pick up towards the middle. I struggled to get into the writing style but the ideas are fascinating, even if so few of them can possibly reflect the reality of our universe.