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REVIEWS FOR EINSTEIN'S TELESCOPE

 

Marcia Bartusiak

WASHINGTON POST


...cogent review of this intriguing topic...So much more has been revealed since I wrote a book on dark matter 16 years ago...There's still no happy ending, but as Gates so aptly demonstrates, describing how science works toward a solution provides 99 percent of the enjoyment for any reader. 

Simon Mitton

TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION

BOOK OF THE WEEK:  Einstein's Telescope is a highly accessible account of the modern approach to an ancient question: "What is the nature of the Universe?"...[and] brilliantly summarizes half a century of progress...

Joachim Wambsganss

NATURE

Einstein's Telescope opens up [a] new view of the Universe...Guiding the reader through multiverses, accelerated cosmic expansion or the physics of exploding stars, Gates clearly explains the problems and challenges that physicists face today. Einstein's Telescope...provides food for thought for both expert and general readers. Through Gates's ambitious book, everyone will appreciate the puzzles of the dark Universe -- and the power and beauty of gravitational lensing.

starred review

KIRKUS REVIEWS

An enthusiastic update on the search for the materials that make up the universe. Splendidly satisfying reading...

Pedro Ferreira

SCIENCE

Evalyn Gates's Einstein's Telescope is a testament to what can be done when beautiful mathematics is applied to astronomy. Gates uses one of Einstein's great ideas to weave together mathematics, astrophysics, and cosmology into a coherent and, dare I say it, compelling narrative that maps out the frontiers of contemporary research.

Denise Dayton

LIBRARY JOURNAL STARRED REVIEW

Gates writes with a freshness and clarity that make complex ideas such as relativity, lensing, black holes, and the cosmic web understandable. Highly recommended for public and academic libraries of all sizes.

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PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

Presenting complicated topics concisely and clearly, Gates explains what we know about the universe, what scientists wish they knew, and what's at stake -- the fate of the universe itself.

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