Taking you on a journey through space and time, author Jim Al-Khalili covers Jim Al-Khalili’s Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines, appearing in a. Editorial Reviews. Review. It is very desirable to have a book available that explores the Jim Al-Khalili’s Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines, appearing in a newly revised second edition, fulfils this need admirably. The explanations. Buy Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines on ✓ FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders.

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Al-Khalili has once again done everyone a good turn in providing it. However, it tells us nothing about what the electron is doing when it is not observed.

A Guide to Physics, Second Edition. Jan 01, Ben Hart rated it it was amazing. It just keeps expanding, just maybe slower? It’s still about how his wife doesn’t understand anything about physics. The Tiime Cosmic Onion: If you have already read few books on the topic and know about Black Holes, Wormholes, this book won’t add anything new.

This is a great book for anyone interested in physics and astronomy. It covers a great deal khaili material in a thin package and has a bibliography if you are curious about any of the subjects and ideas covered.

So to have Al-Khalili blatantly state without explanation that an infinite amount of energy is impossible seems somewhat out of character for the very book he has created. Jun 07, Carmen rated it it was amazing Shelves: The best dicription of “Entropy” I have ever encountered is in this book.


The wormhols man-made vehicle is probably a rocket, but I doubt that many people will have the opportunity to even ride such a thing. CPD consists of any educational activity which helps to maintain and develop knowledge, problem-solving, and technical skills with the aim to provide better health care through higher standards. I like Jim as a writer and a presenter and am generally impressed by his work. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

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Wouldn’t that happen anyway within an open universe? Barring those, this would wormholws be a five star book! With two remarkable ideas, Albert Einstein revolutionized our view of the Un Do you know: He explains throughout the book his qormholes and other’s ideas and where they disagree, but fails to do so here, which is a little disappointing. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. However, the unavoidable conclusions we have to draw from the results of our observations is that the electron was most definitely doing something very strange indeed when we weren’t looking.

Jim Al-Khalili is extremely educated in this field and does a great job of explaining it to the average person.

Books by Jim Al-Khalili. May 13, Claire Stamper rated it really liked it. Well written, clear, easy to understand.


Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines

Congratulations are in order for him. The only reason I even mention it is if there is to be a third edition at some point it should be corrected.

If physics was this good and this interesting when I was at school then I think I would have my own PhD. Dec 09, Lafcadio rated it really liked it Recommends it for: A znd read — full of not only fully scientific descriptions but funny quips from Jim throughout.

The author seems to be a rather conservative physicist, which makes me wonder why he wrote the book at all.

Great book, bit slow to start due to laying down the ground work but worth it when things start to get weird. Tmie more than just fascinating and it deserves to be chewed swallowed.

Interesting, if somewhat condescending.

For example, when explaining how black holes are formed he talks about the escape velocity equaling the speed of light causing the gravitational force on the surface of the star to become infinite. I am a proud owner of the 1st edition of this book and purchased this one because it is the more recently released 2nd edition. I am so grateful to this book for helping me visualize a fourth dimension.