Are you a genius? Put your knowledge to the test - and learn to think and talk like a genius.
What is the Higgs Boson? Where did life come from? And what are you looking at when you're looking at Modern Art
Put your knowledge to the test - and learn to think and talk like a genius.The Genius Test takes you on a journey through humanity's most brain-bending ideas, from the big bang and the origins of life to chaos theory, existentialism and special relativity, challenging you to understand and providing the tools to help you master the big ideas.
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.
Giles Sparrow (Author)
Giles Sparrow is an author specializing in astronomy and physics. He's written about everything from space technology to the history of science.
James Weston Lewis (Illustrator)
Born in Bath, James moved to Oxfordshire when he was 5 where he grew up in a small village. He did an Art Foundation degree at Oxford Brookes University and then moved to Bristol to study Illustration at the University of the West of England, where he specialised in Print. James now lives in Lewisham in South London. His first book, The Great Fire of London, was longlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal