I first read Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid (GEB) in the early 80's while in college and learning to design microprocessors while co-oping at DEC in Hudson, Mass. What I most remember about GEB is Kurt Gödel's The Incompleteness Theorem.
Modern mainstream science is incomplete. There are many unsolved problems and even the top physicists in the field admit they have serious concerns and there are many unanswered questions.
So, when it fails, The Standard Model, and CERN LHC will prove it fails soon, what's left? What's next? What other theory could possibly work to explain the way Nature truly behaves?
For the answer to that, Sherlock Holmes says:
How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth? (wikilink)What remains is the impossible, and that impossible is just what the main stream tells you:
Dr Michio Kaku
He knows there are no limits to stupidity...