The Warped Side of Our Universe: An Odyssey Through Black Holes, Wormholes, Time Travel, and Gravitational Waves


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Nearly two decades in the making, The Warped Side of Our Universe marks the historic collaboration of Nobel Laureate Kip Thorne and award-winning artist Lia Halloran. It brings to vivid life the wonders and wildness of our universe's "Warped Side"--objects and phenomena made from warped space and time, from colliding black holes and collapsing wormholes to twisting space vortices and down-cascading time. Through poetic verse and otherworldly paintings, the authors explicate Thorne's and colleagues' astrophysical discoveries and speculations, with an epic narrative that asks: How did the universe begin? Can anything travel backward in time? And what weird and marvelous phenomena inhabit the Warped Side? Featuring more than 100 paintings, including a soaring Stephen Hawking, this one-of-a-kind volume, with its multiple gatefolds, takes us on an Odyssean voyage into and through the Warped Side of Our Universe.



Author: Kip Thorne
Binding Type: Hardcover
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Published: 10/31/2023
Pages: 240
Weight: 3.65lbs
Size: 9.10h x 10.80w x 1.40d
ISBN: 9781631498541


Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 08/15/2023
Publishers Weekly 08/28/2023
Booklist 10/15/2023 pg. 20

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