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Kip S. Thorne is the Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology and the author of three other books, including (with John Wheeler and Charles Misner) Gravitation. He is the 1994 recipient of the American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award.
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Brief Answers to the Big Questions (2018) — Introdução — 1,645 exemplares

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In the opening, Thorne explains that the book was originally written as prose and adapted to verse to better suit the art with which it’s paired. I don’t know that the adaptation to poetry was done well, though, of course, I don’t have the original prose to compare. Some attempts to sound more poetic or fit the meter came off as amateurish.
I enjoyed the art for the most part. There were certain spreads and pages that I felt could have made better use of the space or could have been work-shopped to produce a more compelling composition, but generally, I thought the style worked with the subject.… (mais)
 
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solenophage | Feb 3, 2024 |
Thorne comienza llevándonos a un viaje a los agujeros negros y, desde allí, nos hace seguir el descubrimiento de las nuevas concepciones, desde Einstein hasta nuestros días, en una especie de relato histórico sazonado de anécdotas vividas a lo largo del cual vamos aprendiendo los conceptos básicos hasta llegar al punto en que agujeros de gusano y máquinas del tiempo nos parecen posibilidades lógicas y comprensibles.
 
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Natt90 | 15 outras críticas | Dec 9, 2022 |
Of the best books I've read. If you liked the movie, definitely read this book.
 
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Ihaveapassion | 8 outras críticas | Oct 25, 2022 |
Gravitation is a landmark graduate-level textbook that presents Einstein's general theory of relativity and offers a rigorous, full year course on the physics of gravitation.
 
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hernanvillamil | 6 outras críticas | Apr 11, 2022 |

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