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The best popular science book I've read for ages.,
By A Customer
This review is from: Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the Tenth Dimension (Paperback)
As an undergraduate physicist, this book has reminded me why I chose the subject!
Kaku's book takes you through all the ideas that have been put forward about multi-dimensional space in a fascinating way. Adding extra dimensions to our universe, instead of the usual three of space and one of time, has amazing consequences. It can unify all the forces in a beautifully simple way, enable time and space travel and maybe even explain paranormal phenomena! The chapters are split down into subheadings and this makes the physics a lot easier to digest.
'Hyperspace' is so enthralling it is extremely hard to put down. It has just the right balance between science and entertainment that makes it perfect for all to read. The ideas within this book really stretch your imagination to the limit and you will find yourself talking about the ideas to others. I would recommend this book, and Kaku's others, to anyone.