“Takes readers on a fascinating journey. Al-Khalili [uses] simple and clear language and he provides excellent graphics. This is mandatory reading for undergraduates with or without a science background.” —Library Journal
About the Author
Dr. Jim al-Khalili is a theoretical physicist and senior lecturer in the Department of Physics at the University of Surrey. He has twice been nominated for the Royal Society's Michael Faraday Award for the Public Understanding of Science and is the Institute of Physics Schools and Colleges lecturer. He is the author of Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines and has appeared on Radio 4's Leading Edge and the BBC's Tomorrow's World and Horizon programs.