The Quest to Find the True Age of the Universe and the Theory of Everything
Hardback 256pp Illustrated
9781848319189   Product Code: 21137
The two great theories of modern physics - the general theory of relativity and quantum theory - were developed independently, yet they agree precisely. But how might these theories of the very large and very small be unified in a 'Theory of Everything'? John Gribbin describes the quest for the Holy Grail of physics, from the 'prehistory' of cosmology and astrophysics in the 19th century to the latest estimate of the age of the universe (13.8 billion years), released in 2015.