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Skip to main content. Log In Sign Up. The road to reality: Palle Jorgensen. Rogerio Fontelles. Lee Smolin. You are matical physicist and a renowned In a poetic epilogue, an imaginary Ital- I expositor of science, has taken on ian female scientist is brought to the w e l c o m e to submit a n unsolicited an enormous task in writing The Road scene to settle it all, some day, in per- review of a book of y o u r choice," or, to Reality, a vast survey of contempo- haps a not-so-distant future. The "the" in In other magazine reviews, and in the title is perhaps misleading, though, the blogosphere, the book has gener- a book to review, please write us, as a single path does not emerge from ated divided opinion. While everyone telling us y o u r expertise and y o u r this book. Rather, the author leads the praises the insightful presentation of predilections, reader along many avenues in territory some fundamental issues and concepts that is yet to be mapped. Starting from of mathematical physics, many readers the birth of Greek science and funda- feel unhappy with a certain editorial mental definitions of numbers, symme- sloppiness which has marred their tries, and manifolds, he proceeds to ex- reading experience.

Rather, the author leads the praises the insightful presentation of predilections, reader along many avenues in territory some fundamental issues and concepts that is yet to be mapped. Starting from of mathematical physics, many readers the birth of Greek science and funda- feel unhappy with a certain editorial mental definitions of numbers, symme- sloppiness which has marred their tries, and manifolds, he proceeds to ex- reading experience. The final chapter is tantalizingly en- --Osmo Pekonen, Reviews Editor through more than pages.

I found The Road to Reality: the book inspiring, informative, and ex- citing. Penrose's writing is calm a n d A Complete Guide composed. It is also honest about what mathematics and physics can accom- to the Laws of the plish.

I count Roger Penrose among the most outstanding scientists and exposi- Universe tors of his generation.

Pen- seller ranking, so Penrose must surely be doing something right. Achieving popular appeal with a serious s c i e n c e rose succeeds admirably in striking this book is impressive. What author of balance: the book offers a panorama of math or of physics books would not science, and its goal is quite ambitious.

Indeed, there are preciously few is not modest: a search for the under- authors who manage to guide begin- lying principles which govern the be- ning students into serious scientific top- havior of our universe.

It raises the ex- Column Editor: Osmo Pekonen, ics, especially when the aim is the pectation level, yet the presentation is Agora Centre, panoramic picture of science. The nar- modest when modesty is called for. I believe that this book does a great visited in the second part of the book. Despite the grand and ambitious job in apparently effortlessly moving Of the author's earlier research pa- goal, I didn't feel cheated.

But I was the presentation from high school math pers likely to have influenced the theme first skeptical as, browsing in my book- to advanced topics like Riemann sur- of the book, I would mention [Pe65] in store, I took the book from the shelf. In- tivity, and cosmology.

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In fact, I am hard a trapped surface, a singularity in global deed, the reader is first gently prepared pressed to come up with a book that is space-time must necessarily occur at a with explanations for the technical sec- even a close second in this way. It is gravitational collapse. Roughly, this is tions. And when the formulas come, the one of the very few science books of when space-time cannot be continued reader is ready and will then w a n t the ambitious scope that is not viewed by and classical general relativity breaks mathematical equations.

They aren't just students as intimidating.

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Penrose's down. The present book leads the dumped on you! Penrose's book is clever use of Prologue and Epilogue en- reader on a search for a unified theory likely to help high school students get- gaged me as an uninitiated reader.

There is something seller, I expect that it worked well for dominant at singularities. I can't begin to do justice to this uniting relativity and quantum theory. Get it, and judge for yourself. I Not surprisingly, this grand mathemati- the list goes on. I believe Penrose will also not give away the ending, cal scheme is directed at unification, proves that it is possible for one group other than by saying that the title of the combining powerful algebraic and geo- of readers to be respectful of the needs book offers a hint.

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It is also honest about what mathematics and physics can accom- to the Laws of the plish. I count Roger Penrose among the most outstanding scientists and exposi- Universe tors of his generation. Pen- seller ranking, so Penrose must surely be doing something right. Achieving popular appeal with a serious s c i e n c e rose succeeds admirably in striking this book is impressive. What author of balance: Indeed, there are preciously few is not modest: It raises the ex- Column Editor: Osmo Pekonen, ics, especially when the aim is the pectation level, yet the presentation is Agora Centre, panoramic picture of science.

The nar- modest when modesty is called for.

I believe that this book does a great visited in the second part of the book. Despite the grand and ambitious job in apparently effortlessly moving Of the author's earlier research pa- goal, I didn't feel cheated. But I was the presentation from high school math pers likely to have influenced the theme first skeptical as, browsing in my book- to advanced topics like Riemann sur- of the book, I would mention [Pe65] in store, I took the book from the shelf.

In- tivity, and cosmology.

In fact, I am hard a trapped surface, a singularity in global deed, the reader is first gently prepared pressed to come up with a book that is space-time must necessarily occur at a with explanations for the technical sec- even a close second in this way.

It is gravitational collapse.

Roughly, this is tions. And when the formulas come, the one of the very few science books of when space-time cannot be continued reader is ready and will then w a n t the ambitious scope that is not viewed by and classical general relativity breaks mathematical equations.

They aren't just students as intimidating. Penrose's down. The present book leads the dumped on you! Penrose's book is clever use of Prologue and Epilogue en- reader on a search for a unified theory likely to help high school students get- gaged me as an uninitiated reader.

There is something seller, I expect that it worked well for dominant at singularities. I can't begin to do justice to this uniting relativity and quantum theory. Get it, and judge for yourself. I Not surprisingly, this grand mathemati- the list goes on. I believe Penrose will also not give away the ending, cal scheme is directed at unification, proves that it is possible for one group other than by saying that the title of the combining powerful algebraic and geo- of readers to be respectful of the needs book offers a hint.

And you will be able metric tools! You won't miliar with other Penrose books will It is both a big idea and, especially, a be spoon fed! As with all good and probably detect the contours of the au- unifying vision.

What laws govern our subtle endings to novels, this one can thor's prolific scientific activities span- universe? How may we know them? Yet eral levels. They underlie of them: Roger Penrose, a professor of A small sample of topics from the both the mathematics roughly one mathematics at the University of Ox- contents will give you a taste. This is third of the book: Fourier analysis, visions of infinity , and relativity theory and quantum me- The roots of science.

An ancient theo- the physics: In addition, rem and a modern question.

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