By Zvi Schreiber
A novel founded round the background of physics. It tells the tale of a tender girl from the longer term named Fizz, who time travels to satisfy physicists corresponding to Aristotle, Galileo, Newton and Einstein, and speak about their work.
A younger WOMAN'S QUEST to solve THE UNIVERSE
The destiny. in line with environmental degradation, the Eco-community sect eschews technological know-how and know-how, returning an austere agricultural lifetime of nature-worship. yet one younger member, Fizz, struggles to reconcile those doctrines together with her personal burning interest. Risking lifestyles and social status, Fizz embarks on a quest that brings her face-to-face with the often-eccentric giants of physics, from Aristotle and Galileo to Einstein and Hawking. One stumble upon at a time, Fizz items jointly the difficult workings of our universe, whereas suffering from the ensuing highbrow, ethical, and private demanding situations.
Returning as a replaced individual from her epic quest, Fizz faces the choice that would swap her global forever.
In the style of the hugely winning Sophie's international, Fizz weaves the weird and encouraging background of physics into the touching, dramatic, own tale of a tender girl named Fizz who comes of age whereas voyaging around the centuries.
EXCERPTS FROM FOREWORD journal CLARION evaluation - 5 STARS by way of Holly Doering
Not considering Sophie’s global, to which this novel bears vital similarities, has there been a e-book to do for the clinical global what the previous did for philosophy—inform, intrigue, and entertain… younger ladies who accompany Fizz on her trip will fast become aware of how strong it feels to fulfill their interest approximately how the universe works. women and men of every age who take pleasure in studying outdoors of faculty can be enthralled with those adventures in physics…
Zvi Schreiber’s writing is apparent and the plot zooms along… loads of enjoyable
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I pack a small canvas backpack with a few outfits. Then, on a whim, i locate a flask and fill it with strawberry juice sooner than saddling Laozi and using off. mother doesn't see me off on the door. I don’t cease to assert so long to any of my neighbors. I’m relieved to have made my selection and to have the disagreement with mother at the back of me, yet as we trot earlier Zopp’s residence after which clear of the Collective, I start considering how others will react. Now i've got 4 hours on horseback to promote myself the lie that issues may be the similar while I go back. honestly, issues would be the comparable while I go back as they might be if I’d gotten smaller a few extra-lethal pressure of leprosy. because the tavern disappears from view, I think myself at a communal night, humans selecting to face within the aisles whereas the seats each side of me stay empty. 100 suggestions and feelings assail me from all instructions, yet I don’t glance again. I adventure the strangest emotional cocktail of pleasure, worry, and doubt. i don't think remorse. “How did they take it? ” Dad isn't shocked to listen to my determination. I exhale. “Mom is heartbroken, yet i believe she’ll recover from it while I go back. The Dean relatively laid into me, attempted to make out he used to be being concerned approximately me, yet i guess he simply desires every little thing to be simple crusing within the Collective. ” “Fizz, possibly you'll want to supply them a few credits. ” Dad holds my elbow. “There are a few actual hazards in the market. they're certainly apprehensive for you. ” The depth in his voice motives me to pause. “Dad, you sound pained. ” “No, I just—” He avoids my glance. “Well, yes, I’ve skilled the undesirable in addition to the great, you recognize. ” I wait yet he doesn’t tricky. “What occurred? ” “No, not anything particular, I’m simply saying…” Dad sees my raised eyebrow and forestalls. “Look, we have been mugged. I’d in simple terms been outdoor for 2 weeks. ” “Mugged? ” “Someone attempted to rob us. He was once armed with a neutron beam. I didn’t even recognize what that was once on the time, however the approach he pointed the item at us as he demanded our funds, i spotted it was once deadly. ” I swallow. “Is that universal? ” “It’s now not all that infrequent. ” “You stated ‘us’? ” “Yes, Fizz, you recognize I didn’t stroll out of these crimson doorways by myself, as you appear to suppose; one in every of my buddies took the PCC with me. ” “Oh. So what occurred? ” “I gave the mugger the small sum of money I’d been given whilst I reached the surface. My friend—he used to be the courageous one—he struggled with the mugger. ” “Good for him. and also you? ” Dad bows his head. “I by no means speak about this. might be it’s time I may still come clean with what occurred, in terms of complete disclosure, sooner than you are making your choice. ” He appears to be like up at me. “I ran. there has been a pointy noise like I’d by no means heard before—now i do know it used to be a neutron beam—and I heard my good friend scream. I didn’t even glance again. by the point I composed myself and back to the spot, they have been either long past. ” I stare at him for a second. “Did—was—was your friend—” “I didn’t recognize what had occurred to him. i presumed the worst. yet a number of weeks later i discovered out that he were injured and survived.