Beyond Einstein (book)

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Beyond Einstein: The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe
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Paperback edition
Author Michio Kaku, Jennifer Thompson
Country United States
Language English
Genre Popular science
Publisher Bantam Books
Publication date
February 1, 1987
Media type Print
Pages 225 pp.
ISBN 978-0553343496
Preceded by Hyperspace
Followed by Parallel Worlds

Beyond Einstein: The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe is a book by Michio Kaku, a theoretical physicist from the City College of New York, and Jennifer Thompson.[1] It focuses on the development of superstring theory, which might become the unified field theory of the strong force, the weak force, electromagnetism and gravity. The book was initially published on February 1, 1987, by Bantam Books.[2]

Overview[edit]

Beyond Einstein tries to explain the basics of superstring theory. Michio Kaku analyzes the history of theoretical physics and the struggle to formulate a unified field theory. He posits that the superstring theory might be the only theory that can unite quantum mechanics and general relativity in one theory.

Notes[edit]

  • Kaku, Michio and Jennifer Trainer Thompson (1987). The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe. Bantam Books. ISBN 0-533-34349-1

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