The theory of hyperspace, which Michio Kaku pioneered, may be the leading candidate for the Theory of Everything that Einstein spent the remaining years of . Hyperspace has ratings and reviews. Nathan said: Michio Kaku apparently spent his childhood building super-colliders in his parents’ garage. I. HYPERSPACE A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the Tenth Dimension Michio Kaku Illustrations by Robert O’Keefe ANCHOR.

Author: | Vilar Daibei |

Country: | Pakistan |

Language: | English (Spanish) |

Genre: | Marketing |

Published (Last): | 10 March 2009 |

Pages: | 199 |

PDF File Size: | 7.75 Mb |

ePub File Size: | 17.49 Mb |

ISBN: | 753-9-84271-423-2 |

Downloads: | 24398 |

Price: | Free* [*Free Regsitration Required] |

Uploader: | Vukinos |

A more advanced version of this theory, called supergravity theory, also hyperslace problems. All life forms will be crushed beyond recognition. For example, three numbers at each point in space can describe the intensity and direction of the magnetic lines of force. Several thousand papers written by theoretical physicists in the major research laboratories around the world have been devoted to exploring the properties of hyperspace.

He’s clearly brilliant, and best of all, he’s not lost his imagination. Lions and tigers do not lunge kaju us through the fourth dimension.

### Hyperspace (book) – Wikipedia

To understand how adding higher dimensions can simplify physical problems, consider the following example: This criticism applies, in fact, to any theory of Creation. Like the carp, our universe consists of only the familiar and the visible.

Dodgson, who taught at Oxford University, delighted generations of schoolchildren by writing books — as Lewis Carroll — that incorporate these strange math- ematical ideas. Experiments with babies and animals have shown that we are born with an innate sense that our world is three dimensional. Normally, life proceeds on each of these parallel planes independent of the others. So, although it is possible that Worlds Beyond Space and Time 21 Einstein’s laws and the laws of quantum theory might allow for time travel, this is not within the capabilities of earthlings like us, who can barely escape the feeble gravitational field of our own planet.

A triangle’s interior angles sum to greater than degrees and parallel lines always meet. Perhaps a young person reading this article will be so inspired by this story that he or she will finish the theory. It was a bit too dry and technical for me. In the television series “Star Trek: More precisely, there is “enough room” in Riemann’s metric to unite the forces of nature. A life of poverty had broken his health, and like many of the greatest mathematicians throughout history, he died prematurely of consumption at the age of 39, before he could complete his geometric theory of gravity and electricity and magnetism.

But to understand how adding higher dimensions can, in fact, simplify physical problems, consider the following example.

This is one of the popular science books that got me so interested in doing physics kakh the first place. Roughly speaking, the greater the value of the metric tensor, the greater the crumpling of the sheet. And what about other intelligent life forms in the universe, who may already have reached that point?

## Hyperspace

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In doing so, he should be admired. Riemann’s metric tensor was the weapon with which young mathematicians could defy the Boeotians, who howled at any mention of higher dimensions.

The secret of light: Like many of the greatest works in physics and mathematics, the essential kernel underlying Riemann’s great paper is simple to under- stand. Granted, I didn’t understand everything in this book, The overview on the brilliant theories of specific and general relativity and their consequences I found fascinating and understandable.

Mathematicians and mystics 3: However, the fact that our universe, like Appleworld, is curved in an akku dimension beyond our spatial comprehension has been experimentally verified by a number of rigorous experiments. But if we see these forces as vibrations in a higher dimensional space, their field equations suddenly fit together like pieces in a jigsaw puzzle, perfectly snug, in an elegant, astonishingly simple form.

Other physicists, however, like Steven Hawking, are dubious about time travel. However, in the physics ofwormholes, “acau- sal” effects show up hyperrspace. The Gravitational Force The gravitational ,aku keeps the earth and the planets in their orbits and binds the galaxy.

Nevertheless, some physicists have speculated that the hyperspace theory may provide the one and only hope of a refuge for intelligent life. Kaku has given us a far more than hyperspacr thought-provoking, engaging read: Shockingly, it had no fins whatsoever, but nevertheless could move without them.

The revolution now sweep- ing over physics is the realization that the natural home for the cheetah may be hyperspace. I enjoyed the read though it took me a long time to get through the book.

In fact, the glib references to other dimensions and parallel uni- verses in the popular culture are often misleading. Riemann then generalized these equations for spaces of arbitrary dimension. Good book for someone well versed in mathematics or physics. More than international physics conferences have been sponsored to explore the consequences of higher dimensions.

He even invents two new words, up and down, to describe motion in this invisible third dimension. This book is about a scientific revolution created by the theory of hyper- space,’ which states that dimensions exist beyond the commonly accepted four of space and time. Hyperspsce a carp “scientist,” the only things that were real were what the fish could see or touch.

Thus, in a remarkably simple picture, we can unify gravity as the bending of space caused by moving strings with the other quantum forces now viewed as vibrations of the string. It also seemed to ramble on with analogies that weren’t that great to follow, eg the wood v DNF at chapter However, the book opens really nicely with very vivid hyperspxce amazing explanations of just how freaky hyperspace can be as well as the implications for the world of physics.

What a strange world theirs must be! Ebook This title is available as an ebook. Quantum mechanics, as the autho I found this to be an enjoyable, relatively accessible look at some of the most advanced theories of physics and mathematics in modern science.

If and when it is built, physicists hope that hyperspacd SSC will find some exotic sub-atomic particles in order to complete our present-day understanding of the four forces. Overview Description Author Information. For example, the corner of a cube consists of three mutually perpendicular lines.