The Elegant Universe

  • Published 7 years ago
  • Not Rated

“Adapted from a provocative book by Brian Greene, this film very exciting – which originally aired on PBS NOVA in three parts – the attempts to explain the controversial string theory, a complicated scientific proposal, in short, offers a unique explanation for many the mysteries of his universe. As affable as an intellectual who is likely to find, Greene involves a number of physicists in their analysis of string theory, which in part is mixed theory of relativity of Einstein with the complex laws governing quantum mechanics. Despite mind-numbing technical terms kept to a minimum, those of us not familiar with advanced physics may feel a bit lost at times.

However, the issue is certainly fascinating, and some conclusions are nothing short of amazing: a reasoned opinion, the professional discussion of a universe that encompasses 11 different dimensions undoubtedly called Johnny Carson “”I did not know”" to mind.

In a way reminiscent of Carl Sagan’s Cosmos series, The Elegant Universe is even more difficult to get a handle on. But the effort is rewarding, especially when you are looking for a way to melt the ice at parties … (Barnes & Noble)

Brian Greene’s Homepage

From Around the Web

Related Videos

the challenger
youtube icon

31 years ago, NASA experienced one of the greatest disasters in the history of the space program. The space shuttle Challenger broke apart just 73 seconds into the flight.The disas...

  • 5,855
  • 5 years ago
  • 10(4)
disney ufo
youtube icon

We all know Walt Disney as the guy responsible for making the best cartoons and animated movies. He started in the revolution when he released the first Mickey Mouse cartoon....

  • 23,129
  • 5 years ago
  • 5.5(23)
youtube icon

Diamonds are woman's best friends. Diamonds are the most prestigious of all gems, and every woman would do anything to wear one on her neck.We all know that diamonds are formed und...

  • 8,078
  • 5 years ago
  • 5(5)
stars universe
youtube icon

The first association we get about stars in our universe is the Sun. The sun is one of the biggest stars we see on a daily basis. But the Sun is just one of the many stars in...

  • 10,148
  • 5 years ago
  • 5(3)

4,823 Videos / 17,979,300 Views
Related Articles
Starlite was fire-retardant, and could have been used as a thermal barrier or heat-resistant coating
  • 28,400
  • 5 years ago
The Watson has come a long way since the win in Jeopardy in 2011.
  • 6,261
  • 5 years ago
More than 50 years ago, US and NASA worked on a project to send women in Space. The project, which included medical test...
  • 11,068
  • 5 years ago
Between running a print shop, starting the first lending library in America, engineering the postal system, and helping ...
  • 6,932
  • 5 years ago