Revised and Updated
Beyond Einstein takes readers on an exciting excursion into the discoveries that have led scientists to the brightest new prospect in theoretical physics today -- superstring theory. This revolutionary breakthrough may well be the fulfillment of Albert Einstein's lifelong dream of a Theory of Everything,uniting the laws of physics into a single description explaining all the known forces in the universe. Co-authored by one of the leading pioneers in superstrings, Michio Kaku, and completely revised and updated with the newest groundbreaking research, the book approaches scientific questions with the excitement of a detective story, offering a fascinating look at the new science that may make the impossible possible.
Michio Kaku is professor of theoretical physics at the City College of the City University of New York. He graduated from Harvard and received his Ph.D. from Berkeley. He is cofounder of string field theory, has written eight books, and has published more than seventy scientific papers on superstrings, supergravity, and nuclear physics. He is the author of the widely acclaimed Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the 10th Dimension, which both the New York Times and the Washington Post selected as one of the best science books of the year.
Jennifer Trainer Thompson is a writer and the coeditor with Michio Kaku of Nuclear Power: Both Sides. Her articles on science, culture, travel, and food have appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, Travel & Leisure, and Omni.