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Entertaining...both lucid and enjoyable...Like the best teachers, Susskind makes it fun to learn. With a deft use of analogy and a flair for language, he tames the most ferocious concepts...He has come up with the best visual metaphor for the multidimensinality of string theory that I've yet come across, one that alone is worth the price of the book - Los Angeles Times 'Susskind is very down to earth, an easy-going and entertaining guide through the most exciting frontiers of theoretical physics' #NAME?
Leonard Susskind has been the Felix Bloch Professor in theoretical physics at Stanford University since 1978. The author of The Cosmic Landscape, he is a member of the National Academy of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the recipient of numerous prizes including the science writing prize of the American Institute of Physics for his Scientific American article on black holes. He lives in Palo Alto, California.
The author is a very respected Scientist and his books exemplify this. The book is very worth while and has loads of information, examples and yes, humor as well. Thanks to Prof. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Sydney Buckley
I have enjoyed following the advances in physics over the past 60+ years, but had a few theories that I could not fully agree with. Read morePublished on Oct. 23 2009 by George Smith