Michio Kaku is one of those rare physicists who has charizma of a showman. So naturally his books are best-sellers and his TV show is popular and watched worldwide. But don’t get yourself fooled, Michio Kaku is a serious theoretical physicist and he has also written more than a few best-seller science books. What’s special about this one? Let’s look at it closer and find out.
- Hardcover: 416 pages
- Publisher: Doubleday; First Edition edition (March 15, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0385530803
- Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars (81 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #9,378 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/
About the Book
The book is written based on interviews with over three hundred of the world’s top scientists, who are already inventing the future in their labs. Kaku in this brand new book presents the revolutionary developments in medicine, computers, quantum physics, and space travel that will forever change our way of life and alter the course of civilization itself.
According to Michio Kaku the future will be extraordinary. The ultra fast internet will be in your contact lens. It will recognize people’s faces, display their biographies, and even translate their words into subtitles.
What is even more amazing that you will be able to control computers with microscopic sensors implanted in your brains.
Furthermore sensors in your clothing, bathroom, and appliances will monitor your vitals, and nanobots will scan your DNA and cells for signs of danger, allowing life expectancy to increase dramatically.
Category: Physics Books