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Michio Kaku, renowned theoretical physicist and number-one New York Times best-selling author of The Future of the Mind and The Future of Humanity, tells the story of the greatest quest in all of science.

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When Newton discovered the law of gravity, he unified the rules governing the heavens and the Earth. Since then, physicists have been placing new forces into ever-grander theories. But perhaps the ultimate challenge is achieving a monumental synthesis of the two remaining theories - relativity and the quantum theory. This would be the crowning achievement of science, a profound merging of all the forces of nature into one beautiful, magnificent equation to unlock the deepest mysteries in science: What happened before the Big Bang? What lies on the other side of a black hole? Are there other universes and dimensions? Is time travel possible? Why are we here? Kaku also explains the intense controversy swirling around this theory, with Nobel laureates taking opposite sides on this vital question. It is a captivating, gripping story; what’s at stake is nothing less than our conception of the universe. Written with Kaku’s trademark enthusiasm and clarity, this epic and engaging journey is the story of The God Equation.

©2021 Michio Kaku (P)2021 Random House Audio

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Great book of Ideas...

The book is amazing with minde blowing ideas, however I rated 3 stars because only the last two chapters were new to me. I have read Carl Sagan, Stephen Hawkings and Lawrence Krauss and most of the book just goes over the things they have already spoken about. The book is definitely worth Reading/listening to, I couldn't stop start to end.
Narrator was amazing.

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  • Joe Correia
  • 2021-04-08

Inspirational for good scifi and education.

The excellent combination of scientific information with futuristc possibility based on solid science, makes this book worth several readings, givin new insights everytime.
for those who write scifi, this book is a great source for story plots based on excellent science.

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  • leslie h.
  • 2021-04-11

The God Equation

An excellent overview of scientific theories about the universe. I am not a scientist but I learned a lot about what we do know and perhaps more important what we don’t know.
It discusses modern science from Newton to string theory in a succinct and clear way. I would highly recommend it.

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  • ChrisB
  • 2021-04-10

Nice Historic Explanation of Physics

The book provides a historic explanation of physics and how we got to where we are now as well as a look at where physics is headed.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2021-04-15

WOW!

This was an awesome read and it left me with a feeling wonderment without feeling wholly satisfied. Believe it or not, I thoroughly enjoyed reading it.

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  • Angy
  • 2021-04-08

Ok

The God Equation

This book would be ok for someone new to the ideas and concepts. If one has read his other books or has read books from others in similar fields, there's nothing new here.

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  • Russell Turay
  • 2021-04-07

1 Nirvana 1

Quest results in physical mapping
Life's fulfillment soon to be perfectly clear now
Love everyone and self is 11th dimension
Clarifying at least our 1 Nirvana

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2021-04-19

kinda irrelevant...

If you've read his other great works then this will feel like an irrelevant publish. basically just a simple explanation of how we got somewhat to the scientific explanation of everything, that still can't be confirmed. So nothing new or ground breaking really. Makes me glad it was so short.

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  • Dennis
  • 2021-04-15

Excellent if you like theoretical physics and such

I always enjoy the way Michio Kaku presents the subject. I was very excited about this book, even better I could enjoy it while at work! Great reading of it.