《穿越平行宇宙》译后记

本文是我为我翻译的《穿越平行宇宙》所撰写的译后记。康德说,“有两样东西,我们愈经常持久地加以思索,它们就愈使心灵充满日新又新、有加无以的景仰和敬畏:在我之上的星空和居我心中的道德法则。”在翻译本书的过程中,这句话时常出现在我的脑海中。因为这两样令人景仰和敬畏之物,正是本书的中心课题。[……]

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宇宙的本质是数学

Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality Book Cover Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Max Tegmark
Knopf
2014

Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse.

译者诚意推荐:本书的世界观之宏大,仿佛让读者踏上一场横跨宇宙级时间和空间的奇幻之旅,穿梭于极小与极大的尺度之中。在醉心于宇宙之大的同时,却又不得不惊叹:人类才是整个宇宙中最难能可贵、最生机勃勃的诗篇。[……]

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一颗原子,跨越亿万时空的旅行

Atom : An Odyssey from the Big Bang to Life on Earth...and Beyond Book Cover Atom : An Odyssey from the Big Bang to Life on Earth...and Beyond
Lawrence M. Krauss
Little, Brown
April 1, 2001
320

Every atom in our bodies was once inside the fiery core of a star that exploded billions of years before our solar system was formed.

我们都是星尘。你体内的每颗原子都看尽星起星灭,历尽宇宙沧桑。一颗原子的故事,也就是我们的故事。[……]

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