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Interesting but you need more than a basic understanding of Physics to understand
on 25 May 2015
I had this book many years ago when it was first published and failed to read it then so I thought I'd give it another go but even though I'm educated to PhD level in a science subject ( Chemistry ) I still find it difficult to get my head round the more erudite concepts. I admit that there are plenty of things in it that I do understand but some of it is too difficult to visualise unless you accept there are things that can't be understood unless you "think" in four or more dimensions and that is probably impossible. It's all very well reading it and understanding what is being proposed it's another thing believing it and the diagrams in this edition make matters more confusing not less and there's no point referring to objects in one or two dimensions because they can't exist without the third dimension , they're theoretical - or am I missing something glaringly obvious. We'll just have to wait until someone develops a theory that unites quantum theory ( the world of the magical ) with relativity.