This is the best book for a layman I've ever read -- would recommend to anyone interested in particle physics and cosmology!!
So I would say that this book is as good an effort as you will find for walking you through these concepts, but just be careful what you ask for.
Randall has done a very good job in explaining all the required physics in terms of analogies, simple illustrations and so on.
Our world apparently consists of more than the three spatial dimensions and the fourth dimension of time we are aware of according to Randall. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Randolph Eck
This book totally met my expectations. Ms Randall does a superb job relating other, unseen dimensions to our more narrow 3-dimensional world/ minds. Read morePublished 1 month ago by MJ Mc
Received ion excellent condition. A must read for all those interested in modern cosmology.Published 2 months ago by Joseph B. Houston, Jr.
All three of Lisa Randall's books have been outstanding, especially now that the Higgs Boson has been identified. Is she free for dinner?Published 4 months ago by Rick Carpenter
I have read more than ten books on similar topics over the past ten years and I would rate this book by Prof. Randall the best of all. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Albert So
Only about a quarter of the way into it, so far, but she hasn't lost me yet. The author writes with wit and clarity explaining the mysteries of physics. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jack Daye
How many times can you give a slightly different analogy for the same idea and never really explain much about it. Never enough times according to Lisa Randall. Read morePublished 6 months ago by johnnyv