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  • Published: 13 April 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241302460
  • Imprint: Allen Lane
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $48.00

Fundamentals

Ten Keys to Reality




The Nobel Prize-winning physicist offers ten insights that illuminate all you need to know about the Universe

One of our great contemporary scientists reveals the ten profound insights that illuminate what everyone should know about the physical worldIn Fundamentals, Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek offers the reader a simple yet profound exploration of reality based on the deep revelations of modern science. With clarity and an infectious sense of joy, he guides us through the essential concepts that form our understanding of what the world is and how it works. Through these pages, we come to see our reality in a new way--bigger, fuller, and stranger than it looked before.Synthesizing basic questions, facts, and dazzling speculations, Wilczek investigates the ideas that form our understanding of the universe: time, space, matter, energy, complexity, and complementarity. He excavates the history of fundamental science, exploring what we know and how we know it, while journeying to the horizons of the scientific world to give us a glimpse of what we may soon discover. Brilliant, lucid, and accessible, this celebration of human ingenuity and imagination will expand your world and your mind.

  • Published: 13 April 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241302460
  • Imprint: Allen Lane
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $48.00

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Praise for Fundamentals

Frank Wilczek is one of the deepest, most creative, and most knowledgeable theoretical physicists alive today. Read him or listen to him and you will never think about the universe the same way again

Lawrence Krauss, author of The Universe from Nothing

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