The Cosmic Landscape by Leonard Susskind
String Theory and the Illusion of Intelligent Design

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In his first book ever, the father of string theory reinvents the world's concept of the known universe and man's unique place within it. Line drawings.
 

About Leonard Susskind

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Leonard Susskind has been the Felix Bloch Professor in theoretical physics at Stanford University since 1978. The author of The Cosmic Landscape and The Black Hole War, he is a member of the National Academy of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the recipient of numerous prizes including the science writing prize of the American Institute of Physics for his Scientific American article on black holes. He lives in Palo Alto, California.George Hrabovsky is a hacker-physicist in Wisconsin involved in as citizen science, or the community of individuals who do science at home. Since May 1999 he has been the president of Madison Area Science and Technology (MAST), a nonprofit organization dedicated to scientific and technological research and education. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
 
Published December 5, 2008 by Back Bay Books. 416 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical, Science & Math, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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As modern physics has developed a better understanding of how the universe operates at its most fundamental levels, one thing has become increasingly clear: we're damned lucky to be here at all

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A founder of string theory explains the idea that our universe is just one among many, and explores its implications.

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