String Theory For Dummies


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<p><b>Unravel the secrets of the universe and untangle cutting-edge physics</b></p> <p>Yes, you actually can understand quantum physics! <i>String Theory For Dummies</i> is a beginner&rsquo;s guide, and we make it fun to find out about the all the recent trends and theories in physics, including the basics of string theory, with friendly explanations. Build a foundation of physics knowledge, understand the various string theories and the math behind them, and hear what the opponents to string theory have to say. It&rsquo;s an exciting time to be alive in advanced physics, and this updated edition covers what&rsquo;s new in the string world&mdash;the Large Hadron Collider, the Higgs Boson, gravitational waves, and lots of other big headlines. Unleash your inner armchair physicist with <i>String Theory For Dummies</i>.</p> <ul> <li>Brush up on the basics of physics and the approachable math needed to understand string theory</li> <li>Meet the scientists who discovered string theory and continue to make waves (and particles) in the physics world</li> <li>Understand what it&rsquo;s all about with real-world examples and explanations</li> <li>Learn why string theory is called “The Theory of Everything”&mdash;and what it means for technology and the future</li> </ul> <p>Aspiring scientists or life-long learners will both be able to gain valuable information from this book. This accessible intro into string theory is for the theorists inside anyone.</p>