About this book
Aimed at the general reader, this guide to the universe provides a comprehensive account of the present understanding of the physical universe, and the essentials of its underlying mathematical theory.
Extensive account of the physical universe and the essentials of its underlying mathematical theory. It assumes no specialist knowledge and contains vivid descriptive passages as well as hundreds of hand-drawn diagrams. Penrose won the 1988 Wolf Prize for physics which he shared with Stephen Hawking for their joint contribution to our understanding of the universe.