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Explore the universe with today's greatest physicists.
In the wake of one of the most groundbreaking scientific breakthroughs in modern times, the March 2014 discovery of gravitational ripples from the Big Bang—an apparent confirmation of Alan Guth and Andrei Linde's theory of cosmic inflation—John Brockman of Edge.org has gathered together some of the world's best minds to explain the universe as we currently know it. The contributors—many pioneering theoretical physicists and cosmologists, including Guth and Linde—provide an extraordinary picture of cosmology as it has developed over the past three decades.
Color me surprised. I've enjoyed all the Brockman curated Edge Club books up until now. But this one, aside from a few bright spots in some of the essays, was so bad that I... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Troy Blackford
Very short summary information on many topics pertaining to the "Universe" most useful in helping you decide who/what you want to pursue in depth elsewhere.Published 23 days ago by guy lummis
I thought it was a well balanced picture of the ongoing search for a reliable understanding of the universe. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Mr. Richard J. Langmead
This book contains the opinions of several researchers about the last facts in cosmology. Most of them are very important and famous. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Edoardo Angeloni
I like the format of experts on the for front of cosmology defending their theories.Published 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
When scientists tell us a story about the promising new theories that they have helped develop, we are in for a treat. Read morePublished 9 months ago by AmazoNan