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Greene's Elegant Universe

  1. May 23, 2004 #1
    Hi there!

    I've just finished watching the NOVA's Elegant Universe in Spanish. I've never heard of this superstring, brane, M theory but I find it fascinating.

    My question is, where can I learn more about this? Is it worth buying Brian Greene's book? What do you suggest to this first year physics student?

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  3. May 23, 2004 #2
    I heard the book is much better than the TV series. The book is supposed to be more detailed and less repetitive.
  4. May 24, 2004 #3
    From the book you can learn much more than from the movie!
    The book is far more detailed and precise.
    Some of the stuff in the book is very advanced:
    you'll not be learning it in college;
    or at least not before your third or fourth year and maybe not even then :smile:

    And when you've finished it you can start Brian's new one:
    The Fabric of The Cosmos.
  5. May 24, 2004 #4
    sweet! I didn't know he had a new book.
    I'll be getting that

    Hello everyone by the way
  6. May 24, 2004 #5
    Yes, both are good sources, I am giving a lecture on String theory and other possible theroies that could lead to the devlopment of TOE in England this summer. It should be interesting.
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