“A brilliant, thrilling book . . . You’ll have so much fun reading that you’ll hardly notice you’re getting a primer on contemporary physics and cosmology.” —Walter Isaacson, author of Benjamin Franklin: An American Life
I would recommend this book to someone who likes to learn in their leisure time.
I'll forget it all, of course, but next time I hear of them an echo will remain that will enable me to know what's being talked about.
Lawrence Krauss can take a very difficult subject and puts it in plan language, easy to understand and interesting to read.
I have always been interested in science. In the late 70's I came across a book by Martin Gardner called "The Ambidextrous Universe" and it rekindled that interest. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Patrick Clark
Science aside, this book is poorly written. Other reviews mention "rambling" and "disjointed." I must concur. Read morePublished on August 24, 2011 by DJenner8
I was in a science fiction writing class, and I bought this book just to satisfy my curiosity in a way Wikipedia couldn't. Read morePublished on May 21, 2011 by Carrie Gold
This author knows what's going on -
E.G. From the WSJ June 26, 2009
God and Science Don't Mix
A scientist can be a believer. Read more
This is perhaps a case of a writer inappropriately and prematurely attempting to write for a popular market. Read morePublished on June 4, 2009 by Sean O Nuallain
This book was a good book although misrepresented. I found it at times to read like a text book. Getting bogged down in the minutia of mathematical and vernacular use of... Read morePublished on January 15, 2009 by Phillipe Bojorquez
There was a person who gave this book three stars for issues such as poor editing and insufficient explanation of abstract scientific ideas. Read morePublished on June 11, 2008 by dirtymc
According to Ed Witten of Princeton's Advanced Institute (former home to BOTH Albert Einstein AND Kurt Godel), modern string theory is a piece of 21st century science that fell... Read morePublished on April 23, 2007 by Steve Reina