New Zealand's top writers and physicists collaborate to create a provocative and fascinating discussion on the most strange and fantastic aspects of physics. With topics that include the curvature of space time, wave particle duality, the untimely death of Schrodinger's cat, Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle, dark energy, and the end of the universe, this extraordinary guide artfully blends philosophy and literature with science.
Paul Callaghan is the director of the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology and a professor at Victoria University of Wellington. Bill Manhire is the four-time recipient of the New Zealand Book Award for poetry. He was New Zealand's inaugural Te Mata Estate Poet Laureate.