Parallel Worlds: The Science of Alternative Universes and Our Future in the Cosmos

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From the bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible, Michio Kaku's Parallel Worlds takes us to the frontiers of scientific knowledge to explain the extraordinary nature - and future - of our universe.

Imagine a future where we are not alone - where our universe is just one of countless parallel worlds, some strangely familiar, some almost unimaginable. And that, when planet earth finally runs down to a cold, dark wasteland, we will be able to escape into these new worlds and start again.

Michio Kaku's thrilling guide to the galaxy shows us how it could happen sooner than we think - and the future for intelligent life is one of endless possibilities.

'This book is absolutely impossible to put down ... if and when we do find out what the universe is, and how it was created, it's going to be absolutely mind-blowing'
  Independent on Sunday

'One of the gurus of modern physics'
  Financial Times

'An exhilarating read ... nobody who reads this book can be anything less than amazed by the possibilities it presents'
  Scotland on Sunday

'The journey he takes the reader on is so picturesque and the conclusions so startling that you are gripped'
  Sunday Telegraph

Michio Kaku is a leading theoretical physicist and one of the founders of string theory, widely regarded as the strongest candidate for the 'theory of everything'. He is also one of the most gifted popularizers of science of his generation. His books published by Penguin include Parallel Worlds, The Physics of the Future and The Physics of the Impossible. He holds the Henry Semat Professorship in Theoretical Physics at the City University of New York, where he has taught for over twenty-five years.

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Paperback. Pub Date: 2006 Pages: 448 Publisher: Penguin Getting a grip on the creation and Ultimate fate of the universe is one of the great scientific stories of the twentieth century In the twenty-first the story is expanding TO enfold many universes. Michio Kaku's dazzling book tells that new story. Using the latest astronomical data. he explores the Big Bang. theories of everything. and our cosmic future. His wonderfully clear scientific account leads to some mind-boggling speculations about the human implications of this story. Are we condemned to watch a single universe slowly run down. becoming a dark. cold wasteland Or can we dream of escaping into one of many parallel universes. each born of a new Big Bang. or even existing in another dimension Kaku shows how the new cosmology points to these and other astonishing possibilities.Contents: AcknowledgmentsPrefacePART O...

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"In Parallel Worlds, Michio Kaku brings his formidable explanatory talents to bear on one of the strangest and most exciting possibilities to have emerged from modern physics: that our universe may be but one among many, perhaps infinitely many, arrayed in a vast cosmic network. With deft use of analogy and humor, Kaku patiently introduces the reader to variations on this theme of parallel universes, coming from quantum mechanics, cosmology, and most recently, M-theory. Read this book for a wonderful tour, with an expert guide, of a cosmos whose comprehension forces us to stretch to the very limits of imagination." --Brian Greene, Professor of Theoretical Particle Physics, Columbia University, and author of "The Fabric of the Cosmos "and "The Elegant Universe ""Kaku employs an amiable style that does much to make the story accessible even for those of us who have trouble telling the difference between superstring theory and Silly String aerosol. . . . Fascinating and sometimes downrigh

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