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Are you a genius? Put your knowledge to the test - and learn to think and talk like a genius.

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Synopsis

The Genius Test by Giles Sparrow

Are you clever enough to master the world's hardest ideas? Can you explain Quantum Theory? What is the Higgs Boson? And what are you looking at when you're looking at Modern Art?

Shortcuts to becoming a genius include: * Are you a Genius? quizzes - questions to test your knowledge* The 10 things a Genius would know* Talk like a Genius - intellectual conversation gambits* A Bluffer's summary The Genius Test challenges you to understand 50 subjects including: The Hard Problem of consciousness; the human genome; Evo-devo; the human brain; A.I.; Fermat's Last Theorem; the Riemann Hypothesis; Godel's Theorem of Incompleteness; Post-modernism; Modern architecture; Keynesianism; Semiotics and Structuralism; Schrodinger's cat; DNA; Deconstructivism; the mind-body problem; Superstrings; Quantum Theory; The Big Bang; black holes...and many more.

About the Author

Giles Sparrow studied Astronomy at University College London, and works as an editor specializing in popular science. He is the author of - amongst other books - The Universe and How To See It, The Stargazer's Handbook and Hubble: Window on the Universe and was a major contributor to Dorling Kindersley's Universe.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd November 2017

Author

Giles Sparrow

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Publisher

Quercus Publishing

Format

Hardback
224 pages

Categories

The Real World
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Trivia & quiz question books
Popular science
History of ideas

ISBN

9781786485298

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