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How science shows...

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‘How Science shows us that almost everything important we’ve been told is wrong’ is my new, illustrated, popular science book. I’ve just finished the second draft and it’s due to be proof read by a friend or two.

The idea of this book is to explain that many famous scientists came to an understanding about reality that is very different from the official view that is continually pushed on us by the scientific establishment. These scientists were Nobel Prize Winners, giants of their field, brilliant men and women, but their conclusions have been pushed to the back of the science history shelf. In ‘How science shows’, I explore what they worked out and then follow the logical consequences, with intriguing and fun results.

A lot of the ideas and material in the book comes from a series of non-fiction articles I’ve written over the years, several of which are available on this website. They include The Influence Idea, Laser Transmissions from Sirius, The Great Pyramid and 2787 BC, Ancient Astral Secrets and Reality is Light. The book is also partly based on a science, non-fiction book I was working on for young adults called Chloë’s Quantum Quest. It shares the same light-hearted, illustrated style as Chloë’s Quantum Quest and covers similar topics; it’s just longer and doesn’t have the yellow, jotter-book backing.
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The book is now available to buy directly from the FeedaRead website, priced at £7.99 plus postage. It will also be available to order from major booksellers in three or four weeks time, after the files etc feed through to the distributors. Its ISBN-13 number is: 9781786970916.

Here’s the back cover blurb:

“Nowadays, our scientific establishment makes out that they've pretty much understood all the important bits about reality, life, death, ourselves, the universe and well, everything. Unfortunately, this isn't true. In fact, many very important physicists in the last century pointed out that a fundamentally different view of the universe was needed to solve major paradoxes in science such as Schrödinger's Cat and the very nature of the Big Bang. This book describes what they discovered and more, thereby explaining the true nature of reality, life, death, God, ghosts, the brain, the Big Bang, evolution, aliens, pyramids, particles, Atlantis and, most especially, corn-on-the-cob. It also has lots of appealing illustrations and the odd joke, so you won't get bored half-way through.”

The idea of this book is to explain that the established, official explanation of how reality and the universe works may actually be seriously wrong. Many famous scientists in our history, many of them Nobel Prize Winners and giants of their field, came to quite a different conclusion to the current, official view but their ideas have been mostly ignored and forgotten. In ‘How science shows…’, I explore what those brilliant scientists worked out and then follow the logical consequences of their insights. It’s a fascinating journey that is both illuminating, funny and profound.

Most of the insights in the book do come from esteemed scientists, but I’ve also included some of my own ideas, which are already present in a series of non-fiction articles I’ve written over the years, several of which are available on this website. They include The Influence Idea, Laser Transmissions from Sirius, The Great Pyramid and 2787 BC, Ancient Astral Secrets and Reality is Light.

‘How science shows’ is partly based on a science, non-fiction book I was working on in the last few years for young adults called Chloë’s Quantum Quest. ‘How science shows’ shares the same light-hearted, illustrated style as Chloë’s Quantum Quest and covers similar topics; it’s just longer, more like a normal popular science book, and doesn’t have the yellow, jotter-book page background.
If you’d like to read the first chapter as a sample, click on this link (it’s about 3Mb in size). The first chapter is all about quantum physics, which is a fascinating subject but a little daunting for some readers. I’ve tried very hard to make the story as accessible as possible, so that nobody gets confused; the illustrations that accompany the text will hopefully help that process along and make the whole subject fun and interesting and not totally bizarre.
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