**An Introduction to Black Holes, Information and the String Theory Revolution**

by Leonard Susskind, James Lindesay

**Publisher**: OECD Publishing 2005**ISBN/ASIN**: 9812560831**Number of pages**: 183

**Description**:

Leonard Susskind, one of the co-inventors of the Holographic Principle as well as one of the founders of String theory, develops and explains these concepts. This well-planned, stimulating and sometimes provocative book can be enthusiastically recommended.

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