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Author Kaku, Michio.

Title Hyperspace : a scientific odyssey through parallel universes, time warps, and the tenth dimension / Michio Kaku.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.


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Description xvi, 359 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-354) and index.
Contents Pt. I. Entering the Fifth Dimension. 1. Worlds Beyond Space and Time. 2. Mathematicians and Mystics. 3. The Man Who "Saw" the Fourth Dimension. 4. The Secret of Light: Vibrations in the Fifth Dimension -- Pt. II. Unification in Ten Dimensions. 5. Quantum Heresy. 6. Einstein's Revenge. 7. Superstrings. 8. Signals from the Tenth Dimension. 9. Before Creation -- Pt. III. Wormholes: Gateways to Another Universe? 10. Black Holes and Parallel Universes. 11. To Build a Time Machine. 12. Colliding Universes -- Pt. IV. Masters of Hyperspace. 13. Beyond the Future. 14. The Fate of the Universe -- 15. Conclusion.
Summary Are there other dimensions beyond our own? Is time travel possible? Can we change the past? Are there gateways to parallel universes? All of us have pondered such questions, but there was a time when scientists dismissed these notions as outlandish speculations. Not any more. Today, they are the focus of the most intense scientific activity in recent memory. In Hyperspace, Michio Kaku, author of the widely acclaimed Beyond Einstein and a leading theoretical physicist, offers the first book-length tour of the most exciting (and perhaps most bizarre) work in modern physics, work which includes research on the tenth dimension, time warps, black holes, and multiple universes.
Subject Kaluza-Klein theories.
Superstring theories.
ISBN 0195085140 (alk. paper)
9780195085143 (alk. paper)

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