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# String Theory For Dummies

by
Andrew Zimmerman Jones (Goodreads Author),
Daniel Robbins

**A clear, plain-English guide to this complex scientific theory**

String theory is the hottest topic in physics right now, with books on the subject (pro and con) flying out of the stores.

*String Theory For Dummies*offers an accessible introduction to this highly mathematical "theory of everything," which posits ten or more dimensions in an attempt to explain the basic nature ...more

Paperback, 364 pages

Published
November 1st 2009
by For Dummies
(first published October 15th 2009)

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1. The intent behind it all is mostly to come up with a grand theory in which the laws of gravity do not break down on a quantum scale. It's also to come up with a model of the most fundamental unit of existence which we once thought to be the ...more

The aims of String Theory, or M Theory is to come up with a quantum theory of gravity, explain the nature of dark matter and dark energy, explain the differences in scale between the r ...more

If you are a Physics enthusiast and like to learn advanced things the easy way, just like me, you will love this book. Last year, I made a school project on String Theory and during my research I realized how scarce source ...more

Nov 22, 2016
Abigail Wildes
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Listened to on audio, which the author reads himself and he's actually rather amusing. A very good trait when learning such a subject.

so plain that very little gets imparted. I did learn a few things.

Oct 01, 2014
Hussain Ravat
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a good book to read

Apr 19, 2015
Igor
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Confusing

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