Final Theory (Final Theory #1)
IN A BLAZING FICTION DEBUT, MARK ALPERT TAKES PHYSICS OUT OF THE CLASSROOM AND INTO THE HIGH-STAKES REALM OF ACTION, DANGER, AND A PLOT THAT COULD DOOM THE WORLD. . . .
An elderly physicist, one of Einstein’s last living colleagues, is brutally tortured, then left to die, when he refuses to reveal what he knows about a long-hidden secret—the solution to Einstein’s proposed...more
Released in 2008, it is about Albert Einstein’s other theory that we worked on during the second half of his life, Einheitliche Feldtheorie or Unified Field Theory a single set of equations that would explain all the for ...more
A fun, fast read that may actually teach you a thing or two about physics.
Author is able to explain complex theories in layman's terms.
Many authors writes about the law of physics in their books, but unfortunately, too often it turns out, that they are either very shallow, or they have absolutely no idea what they are talking about. Thankfully, Mark Alpert does not apply to this pitiful category of writ ...more
The protagonist is David Swift, a Columbia University professor. His university mentor, a physicist who had worked with Albert Einstein, is brutally attacked and asks for David. Just before the physicist dies, ...more
A exciting and fun read about what if Einstein already found a "Theory of Everything.? " A unification theory would join the physics of the world of quantum theory , and the theory of relatively. Would
this create more efficient ways for the destruction of our enemies or miraculous applications in medicine and energy production . This is a story that is for science geeks and anyone interested in what Morgan Freeman talks about on The Unverse. The science is ba ...more
After reading the first chapter where an old professor is brutally tortured, I thought about putting the book down. It's a great story but the torture throughout makes for very unco ...more
Alpert wrote a novel in which Einstein in fact discovered the equations that would unite the two branches. However, because he was afraid of the power that holding such a theory would bring, he did not publicize it. Instead he gave it to his various underlings in chunks. ...more
Science editor/writer for Scientific American magazine brings his extraordinary ability to describe complex science engagingly and effectively for the general reader to imaginative and speculative storytelling in a hard-hard-sf novel, with fully-fleshed and fully-minded interesting characters one can easily love or hate, realistic speculative science extrapolation, fine writing (style and grace), unpredictable suspense.
Wells, Asimov and Heinlein probably would have enjoyed this bo ...more
The Author himself is the student of such high level of Physics studies n that thing was absolutely essential for this book...the way he explained certain phenomenons of subject were absolutely Brilliant....
Because of this book I got interested in the unified theory n Omega theory..well this book has awaken the science thirst in me. ...more
All in all, I recommend this book to those people who admire the "intelligent thriller" genre. They`ll find their time well spent reading this novel. ...more