"A splendid, edifying report from the front lines of theorectical physics" (San Francisco Chronicle).
In this illuminating book, renowned physicist Lee Smolin argues that fundamental physics—the search for the laws of nature—is losing its way.
Ambitious ideas about extra dimensions, exotic particles, multiple universes, and strings have captured the public's imagination—and the imagination
A radical new view of the nature of time and the cosmos—"at once entertaining, thought-provoking, fabulously ambitious and fabulously speculative" (The New York Times Book Review).
What is time?
This deceptively simple question is the single most important problem facing science as we probe deeper into the fundamentals of the universe. All of the mysteries physicists and cosmologists face—from