Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines is a book by physicist Jim Al-Khalili, published in Al-Khalili talks about a range of modern science topics. Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines (2nd edition), by Jim Al-Khalili. Article in Contemporary Physics 53(4) · July with 31 Reads. Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines, 2nd edition, by Jim Al-Khalili, Boca Raton, CRC Press, , pp xxii + pp., £

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We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption. Al-Khalili is now a professor of physics at the University of Surrey, where he also holds a chair in the Public Engagement in Science.

That the reason it gets dark at night is proof of the Big Bang? Jim Al-Khalili presents the material in a simplistic way that But the moment you look to see what is going on, the electron will suddenly start behaving itself again and nothing will look out of sorts.

In order to explain how time travel could be possible At least in theorywe are treated to a history of science, form the precursors of Newton, to the successors of Einstein. What might happen if you fall into a black hole?

Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines

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Taking you on a journey through space and time, author Jim Al-Khalili covers some of the most fascinating topics in physics today, including:.

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It’s still about how his wife doesn’t understand anything about physics. Great book, bit slow to start due to laying down the ground work but worth it when things start al-kjalili get weird. Best introduction to Cosmic-Super-Physics you can get. Why you should read this book? Al-Khalili has become a well-known science communicator in the UK, with regular appearances on television and radio science documentaries.

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