We Have No Idea

We Have No Idea

A Guide to the Unknown Universe

Book - 2017
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Penguin Putnam
Prepare to learn everything we still don’t know about our strange, mostly mysterious universe.

PHD Comics creator Jorge Cham and particle physicist Daniel Whiteson have teamed up to spelunk through the enormous gaps in our cosmological knowledge, armed with their popular infographics, cartoons, and unusually entertaining and lucid explanations of science. 

In We Have No Idea, they explore the biggest unknowns in the universe, why these things are still mysteries, and what a lot of smart people are doing to figure out the answers (or at least ask the right questions). While they're at it, they helpfully demystify many complicated things we do know about, from quarks and neutrinos to gravitational waves and exploding black holes. With equal doses of humor and delight, they invite us to see the universe as a vast expanse of mostly uncharted territory that's still ours to explore.

This entertaining illustrated science primer is the perfect book for anyone who's curious about all the big questions physicists are still trying to answer.

Baker & Taylor
Blends infographics, cartoons, and lighthearted scientific explanations to offer basic cosmological knowledge, covering topics ranging from quarks and neutrinos to gravitational waves and exploding black holes.

& Taylor

The creator of PHD Comics and a University of California particle physicist blend infographics, cartoons and lighthearted scientific explanations to fill in gaps in layperson cosmological knowledge, offering coverage of topics ranging from quarks and neutrinos to gravitational wave and exploding black holes.

Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2017
ISBN: 9780735211513
Branch Call Number: 523.1 C355w
Characteristics: 354 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Whiteson, Daniel


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