- various pagings : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 26 cm.
- Corporate Author
- Institute of Physics (Great Britain),Morgan & Claypool Publishers,
- "A Morgan & Claypool publication as part of IOP Concise Physics"--Title page verso."Version: 20170401"--Title page verso.Contents: Preface -- 1. The birth and growth of the universe -- 2. Fundamental forces and elementary particles -- 3. The truth about space and time : Einstein's special theory of relativity -- 4. But that's not all! ... space and time in Einstein's general theory of relativity -- 5. Light and the concepts of quantum mechanics -- 6. In the shadows of the cosmos : black holes, dark matter, and dark energy -- 7. A glimpse into the future.Includes bibliographical references.Summary: Physics has always been a tricky subject for the general public. Millions are fascinated by the laws of the physical world, but there has been a lack of books written specifically for general readers. The Universe Untangled is for those who are curious; yet do not have an extensive mathematical background. It uses images, analogies and comprehensible language to cover popular topics of interest including the evolution of the Universe, fundamental forces, the nature of space and time, and the quest for knowing the unknown.