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The Warped Side of Our Universe: An Odyssey Through Black Holes, Wormholes, Time Travel, and Gravitational Waves

The Warped Side of Our Universe: An Odyssey Through Black Holes, Wormholes, Time Travel, and Gravitational Waves

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Epic verse and pulsating paintings merge to shed light on time travel, black holes, gravitational waves, and the birth of the universe.

Nearly two decades in the making, The Warped Side of Our Universe marks the historic collaboration of Nobel Laureate Kip Thorne and award-winning artist Lia Halloran.

It brings to vivid life the wonders and wildness of our universe’s “Warped Side”―objects and phenomena made from warped space and time, from colliding black holes and collapsing wormholes to twisting space vortices and down-cascading time.

Through poetic verse and otherworldly paintings, the authors explicate Thorne’s and colleagues’ astrophysical discoveries and speculations, with an epic narrative that asks:

How did the universe begin?

Can anything travel backward in time?

And what weird and marvelous phenomena inhabit the Warped Side?

Featuring more than 100 paintings, including a soaring Stephen Hawking, this one-of-a-kind volume, with its multiple gatefolds, takes us on an Odyssean voyage into and through the Warped Side of Our Universe.

Full-color paintings throughout; 4 gatefolds

ISBN: 1631498541    EAN: 9781631498541
Author:  Kip Thorne
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation 
Binding: Hardcover
Street Date: October 31, 2023
Pub Date: October 31, 2023
Physical Info: 1.4" H x 9.1" L x 10.8" W (3.65 lbs) 240 pages
This item is Returnable
About The Author:
Kip Thorne, a Nobel Prize–winning physicist and the Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics Emeritus at Caltech, is the author of the best-selling books Black Holes and Time Warps and The Science of Interstellar. He lives in Pasadena, California.
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