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Parallel Worlds A Journey Through Creation, Higher Dimensions, and the Future of the Cosmos

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ISBN-10: 1400033721

ISBN-13: 9781400033720

Edition: N/A

Authors: Michio Kaku

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In this thrilling journey into the mysteries of our cosmos, bestselling author Michio Kaku takes us on a dizzying ride to explore black holes and time machines, multidimensional space and, most tantalizing of all, the possibility that that parallel universes may lay alongside our own. Kaku skillfully guides us through the latest innovations in string theory and its latest iteration, M-theory, which posits that our universe may be just one in an endless multiverse, a singular bubble floating in a sea of infinite bubble universes. If M-theory is proven correct, we may perhaps finally find answer to the question, “What happened before the big bang?” This is an exciting and unforgettable…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/14/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Michio Kaku was born January 24, 1947 in San Jose California. Kaku attended Cubberley High School in Palo Alto in the early 1960s and played first board on their chess team. At the National Science Fair in Albuquerque, New Mexico, he attracted the attention of physicist Edward Teller, who took Kaku as a prot�g�, awarding him the Hertz Engineering Scholarship. Kaku graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University with a B.S. degree in 1968 and was first in his physics class. He attended the Berkeley Radiation Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley and received a Ph.D. in 1972 and held a lectureship at Princeton University in 1973. During the Vietnam War, Kaku completed his…    

Acknowledgments
Preface
The Universe
Baby Pictures of the Universe
The Paradoxical Universe
The Big Bang
Inflation and Parallel Universes
The Multiverse
Dimensional Portals and Time Travel
Parallel Quantum Universes
M-Theory: The Mother of All Strings
A Designer Universe?
Searching for Echoes from the Eleventh Dimension
Escape Into Hyperspace
The End of Everything
Escaping the Universe
Beyond the Multiverse
Notes
Glossary
Recommended Reading
Index