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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.
The paper book I rate 5 stars. The Kindle edition I would give at most 3 stars because the diagrams and tables are mostly impossible to read (either when rendered on my Nexus 7 or... Read morePublished 4 days ago by J. P. GRANT
This text presents a lot of advanced topics in particle physics and cosmology in easy to understand text. While it is a little wordy at times, it's rightfully so. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Boris
Randall explains complex subjects by entertaining with humorous introductory dialogues between two characters, and then teaches the difficult concepts by repeating in different... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Advocate
great book explaining in simple words complicated issues I could never grasp. Makes you feel very smart and understand the science. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Anna Aizic
Really enjoyed this book. Here's one star from backwards retarded Florida. The chads for the other stars I gave you must still be hanging on the ballot. Read morePublished 2 months ago by RobK
I desired to read all of Lisa Randall's books and wanted this one for my collection. I recommend this book and others she writes. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jim DeHaven
Go to source if you want the best info and seek out a talented communicator to enjoy the experience. Check and CHECK!Published 3 months ago by rob0bOy
This book is a great intro toward unraveling complex science. The problem is, it's out of date! The Hedron collider has done its work, and the Higgs Bosun has (apparently) been... Read morePublished 3 months ago by David