Faster Than Light

How Your Shadow Can Do It But You Can't

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Pub Date 28 Aug 2023 | Archive Date 15 Feb 2024

Description

A humorous popularization of surprising concepts behind the most famous speed in the universe.

A humorous popularization of surprising concepts behind the most famous speed in the universe.


A Note From the Publisher

The author, a professor of physics, is perhaps best known for being a creator, writer and editor for one of NASA's most popular science websites: Astronomy Picture of the Day at apod.nasa.gov.

The author requested that the hardcover price of this book be $29.98 beause that is the speed of light (to four significant digits in standard. units).

The author, a professor of physics, is perhaps best known for being a creator, writer and editor for one of NASA's most popular science websites: Astronomy Picture of the Day at apod.nasa.gov.

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Advance Praise

"Better than a new particle collider!"

- Sabine Hossenfelder (Author: Existential Physics)


"A fresh and joyous ride through the mindbending puzzles at the heart of nature's most fundamental speed that remind us that the universe is strange beyond belief."

- Caleb Scharf (Author: The Ascent of Information)


"Lots of neat stuff. More fun than a barrel of monkeys."

- Virginia Trimble (Professor, Author, Editor: The Sky is for Everyone: Women Astronomers in their Own Words)


"Who would have known physics can be fun? I actually laughed out loud a few times. I wish all books could be as interesting as this one. Bravo!"

- Fiverr Book Reviewer #1

"Better than a new particle collider!"

- Sabine Hossenfelder (Author: Existential Physics)


"A fresh and joyous ride through the mindbending puzzles at the heart of nature's most fundamental speed that...


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EDITION Hardcover
ISBN 9781662933844
PRICE $29.98 (USD)
PAGES 391

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