FOREWORD: THE MAKING OF TOMORROW’S SCIENCE

 

 

PART ONE: THE NATURE OF REALITY

 

 

CHAPTER 1:  UNBREAK MY HEART

Contrary to all expectations, there may exist regions in our Universe

where time runs backwards

 

CHAPTER 2:  I'M GONNA LIVE FOREVER

Evidence is growing that there are an infinite number of realities all

stacked together like the pages of a never-ending book

 

CHAPTER 3:  DIVIDING THE INDIVISIBLE

A claim that the basic building blocks of matter can be split could have

Profound implications for the nature of ultimate reality

 

CHAPTER 4:  ALL THE WORLD'S A TIME MACHINE

The two great theories of the 20th-century physics might at last be

united--if atoms contain time machines!

 

CHAPTER 5:  TALES FROM THE FIFTH DIMENSION

Not only are extra dimensions a real possibility, they could reveal

themselves in the next few years

 

 

PART TWO: THE NATURE OF THE UNIVERSE

 

 

CHAPTER 6:  THE HOLES IN THE SKY

Is most of the mass of the Universe in the form of fridge-sized black

holes?

 

CHAPTER 7:  LOOKING GLASS UNIVERSE

Does our Universe could contain invisible galaxies, stars and planets

--even invisible ETs?


CHAPTER 8:  THE UNIVERSE NEXT DOOR

Brace yourself. The Universe could be about to get bigger than you ever

imagined

 

CHAPTER 9:  WAS THE UNIVERSE CREATED BY ANGELS?

The discovery that it might be possible to make a universe in the

laboratory could have profound implications for the origin of our own

Universe

 

 

PART THREE: LIFE AND THE UNIVERSE

 

 

CHAPTER 10: THE WORLDS BETWEEN THE STARS

Billions upon billions of habitable planets could be hiding in the cold,

dark abyss of interstellar space

 

CHAPTER 11: THE LIFE PLAGUE

Did life on Earth have its beginnings in interstellar space?

 

CHAPTER 12: ALIEN GARBAGE

The aliens might not have got to Earth yet but their garbage may have

arrived ahead of them!