Strange Matters

By Tom Siegfried,

Book cover of Strange Matters: Undiscovered Ideas at the Frontiers of Space and Time

Book description

Scientists studying the universe find strange things in two places?out in space and in their heads. This is the story of how the most imaginative physicists of our time perceive strange features of the universe in advance of the actual discoveries.

It is almost a given that physics and cosmology…

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Why read it?

1 author picked Strange Matters as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

This often startling book provides a tour d'horizon of unsettled questions in modern physical science and, most importantly, of the intriguing directions the answers could take. It should inspire many in the rising generations of students to take the baton from their elders and seek a career in science at the edges of human understanding. A book I so wish had already been around when I began studying physics.

Tom Siegfried is a distinguished science journalist. 

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