Physics of the Impossible

| February 27, 2012 | 2 Comments

Here we have another national best-seller by Michio Kaku. “Physics of the Impossible” tries to answer the question – what will the future be like? These days we live in a world where various technologies are developed faster than ever before so it’s clear that the future will have many wonderful surprises. So let’s see what future awaits according to professor Michio Kaku.

 

Basic Info

  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Doubleday; 1st edition (March 11, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0385520697
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  (181 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #15,948 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

 

About the Author

Michio Kaku is a professor of theoretical physics in the City College of New York and a co-founder of the famous string theory. Besides that he is one of the most famous science populizers appearing in TV shows, radio and numerous scientific documentaries.

Michio Kaku has written a number of popular science books, mostly focusing on the future of physics and modern theories. For more information you can visit Michio Kaku’s website: http://mkaku.org/

 

Short Review:

“Physics of the Impossible” dives deep into the cutting edge physics to see how the technology of the future will shape our world. Michio Kaku reviews various speculative technologies which include invisibility or even time travel. He classifies these technologies into three classes, where class I belongs to the technologies which do not violate the known laws of physics and are possible to reach, class II gives the technologies that on the edge of known physics, whereas class III gives the list of technologies that are not possible according to the known laws of universe (perpetual motion for example). And finally at the end of the book Kaku discuses the consequences that such technologies could bring to the humankind.

 

Links:

1) More books and information about Michio Kaku

2) Physics of the Impossible on Amazon:

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