There was a time when “universe” meant all there is. Everything. Yet, in recent years discoveries in physics and cosmology have led a number of scientists to conclude that our universe may be one among many. With crystal-clear prose and inspired use of analogy, Brian Greene shows how a range of different “multiverse” proposals emerges from theories developed to explain the most refined observations of both subatomic particles and the dark depths of space: a multiverse in which you have an infinite number of doppelgängers, each reading this sentence in a distant universe; a multiverse comprising a vast ocean of bubble universes, of which ours is but one; a multiverse that endlessly cycles through time, or one that might be hovering millimeters away yet remains invisible; another in which every possibility allowed by quantum physics is brought to life. Or, perhaps strangest of all, a multiverse made purely of mathematics.
Greene, one of our foremost physicists and science writers, takes us on a captivating exploration of these parallel worlds and reveals how much of reality’s true nature may be deeply hidden within them.
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Finally, Greene reads his own work!
I've listened to Brian Greene's other books, and I've always found that the readers take away from the experience. Not so here. This is probably Greene's best work and having it read in the author's voice just makes it that much more enjoyable.
First time audio book purchaser
Comfort food for the mind read by Brian himself. Highly recommended.
Worth Every Penny!!
I am really excited that Brian Green read his own book. I enjoy listening to him talk almost as much as watching him on his PBS series several years ago. And unlike some generic narrator, you can really feel the excitement Green has for his work.