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Alexander Unzicker


"The authors of this witty and earnest "book of doubts" [...] explain how modern physics became 'lost at sea' and what it can do to recover. [They] lobby for a reorientation of attention toward phenomena that can actually be measured. Their assertion that "science means, after all, not being a sucker" is well worth taking to heart." -- Publishersweekly

"Unzicker's arguments are well-grounded, sound, [and] informed." -- Scientific American (German edition)

"Bankrupting Physics is a blunt, but entertaining account of the current state of fundamental physics. [...] This is a worthwhile book to read that is guaranteed to raise some controversy, and is likely to receive a critical reception by the very actors it is reporting on." --Pavel Kroupa, University of Bonn

"A broad dismissal of modern theoretical physicists ... Unzicker also targets the massive expenditures of funds on high-energy particle accelerators." Kirkus Reviews

"Unzicker dares to think outside the mainstream. Readers will find a refreshing and provoking book that pushes the physics community to refocus how it conducts science." --Hans Volker Klapdor-Kleingrothaus, University of Heidelberg

"a vehement pleading for physics as a natural science, in its best tradition..... highly provoking. However... should set every fair reader thinking." Werner Kleinert in Zentralblatt MATH (German edition).

"Unzicker focuses on the key problems... The establishment scientists will curse and moan, but younger physicists who still hope to understand Nature should take heart from this book." Eugene Davidovich

"Unzicker expertly guides us through the wonderful worlds of cosmology, particle physics and theoretical physics and takes an unflinching look at whether any of it actually makes sense." Science Happens

"Houston, we have a problem.... Unzicker and Jones are saying is that the problem isn't just limited to string theory, it's right there in the standard model too." John Duffield

"THE NEW SKEPTICS: Unzicker argues that a kind of herd mentality is operating in physics..." Magonia

"Modern Physics is in trouble, it has become a mess of free parameters, over inflated theories and untestable nonsense. ..." Ellen Meek

"The universe still a mystery" Winnipeg Free Press

"Unzicker clearly thinks that the majority of physics is mankind's greatest achievement: but uniquely for a physicist, he has the honesty and integrity to admit that a sizeable portion of recent physics is either highly dodgy or complete nonsense." William Newtspeare

"Bankrupting Physics" on Library's journal bestseller's list



          

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