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Publisher Description

Teleportation, time machines, force fields, and interstellar space ships—the stuff of science fiction or potentially attainable future technologies? Inspired by the fantastic worlds of Star Trek, Star Wars, and Back to the Future, renowned theoretical physicist and bestselling author Michio Kaku takes an informed, serious, and often surprising look at what our current understanding of the universe's physical laws may permit in the near and distant future.Entertaining, informative, and imaginative, Physics of the Impossible probes the very limits of human ingenuity and scientific possibility.

Science & Nature
March 11
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Penguin Random House LLC

Customer Reviews

NoNameBrander ,

Highly stimulating

Picked this up after browsing through this and Kaku's other titles. Great read and I will be sure to look at his other works now. Topics covered were all very interesting and broadly chosen. Michio's narrative style I have seen from television comes through well as an author. With the exception of the last two chapters, I found them all to be quite understandable and great at getting the juices flowing and a thirst for more secrets to be revealed. The chapter on potential extraterrestrials was unlike anything I have seen or read before. Totally logical and incredibly straightforward. He rides the balance between scientist and entertainer flawlessly. Thanks for the read!

NeuralVibrance ,

Fascinating read

This is definitely a fascinating read! Mr. Kaku does an amazing job of making complex and often boggling theorems understandable through appropriate examples. A large number of topics are covered from the easily acceptable to the sometimes crazy. This book is well written and enjoyable!

Gumshoe Sticky ,

Physics of the impossible

The. Only criticism is that I did not read it back when it was published.

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