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Jim Al-Khalili
Professor of theoretical physics at the University of Surrey in England, author, BBC TV and radio broadcaster and humanist. show more

Professor of theoretical physics at the University of Surrey in England, author, BBC TV and radio broadcaster and humanist.
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Birth date: September 20, 1962
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Physics, Science
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Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 2 years ago
So far...Interesting information but erratic writing style. Some sections are well written and understandable. Then you get badly written, overly simplified sections comparing quantum physics properties with more "understandable" everyday items... and the explanation falls apart. There is also to...
Tolle Lege!.
Tolle Lege!. rated it 2 years ago
I have a problem with most of the new science books that I've been reading lately. They really aren't saying anything new and when they do they seem to enter into woo woo land. The authors demonstrate nicely how certain biological processes such as the internal magnetic compass of a certain kind of ...
Reflections
Reflections rated it 5 years ago
Quantum physicist and author Jim al-Kahlili explains early on that the nine paradoxes of this book aren't really paradoxes because though they seem counterintuitive they can be resolved with careful reasoning, and then he proceeds to take the reader through those sometimes mindbending steps in ways ...
debnance
debnance rated it 5 years ago
One of my favorite words. How could I pass up this book, with a title like that? Even if, when I really thought about it, I knew it would probably be way over my head. Way, way over my head.And, of course, it was. But that's okay. I loved it anyway. The little bit that I understood. You are probably...
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