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The Resource Knocking on heaven's door : how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world, Lisa Randall

Knocking on heaven's door : how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world, Lisa Randall

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Knocking on heaven's door : how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world
Title
Knocking on heaven's door
Title remainder
how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Randall
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"From the one of Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World"--And bestselling author of Warped Passages--an exhilarating and readable overview of the latest ideas in physics and a rousing defense of the role of science in our lives"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
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Randall, Lisa
Dewey number
500
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175.5
LC item number
.R365 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Physics
  • Science
  • Physics
  • SCIENCE
  • Physics
  • Science
  • Naturwissenschaften
  • Physik
  • Elementarteilchen
  • Kosmologie
  • Science
  • Physics
  • Science
Label
Knocking on heaven's door : how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world, Lisa Randall
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 420-425) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Scaling reality. What's so small to you is so large to me ; Unlocking secrets ; Living in a material world ; Looking for answers -- pt. II. Scaling matter. The magical mystery tour ; "Seeing" is believing ; The edge of the universe -- pt. III. Machinery, measurements, and probability. One ring to rule them all ; The return of the ring ; Black holes that will devour the world ; Risky business ; Measurement and uncertainty ; The CMS and ATLAS experiments ; Identifying particles -- pt. IV. Modeling, predicting, and anticipating results. Truth, beauty, and other scientific misconceptions ; The Higgs boson ; The world's next top model ; Bottom-up versus top-down -- pt. V. Scaling the universe. Inside out ; What's so large to you is so small to me ; Visitors from the dark side -- pt. VI. Roundup. Think globally and act locally ; Conclusion
Control code
ocn703206321
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 442 pages
Isbn
9780061723728
Lccn
2011010521
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40019948588
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061723728
  • (OCoLC)703206321
Label
Knocking on heaven's door : how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world, Lisa Randall
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 420-425) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Scaling reality. What's so small to you is so large to me ; Unlocking secrets ; Living in a material world ; Looking for answers -- pt. II. Scaling matter. The magical mystery tour ; "Seeing" is believing ; The edge of the universe -- pt. III. Machinery, measurements, and probability. One ring to rule them all ; The return of the ring ; Black holes that will devour the world ; Risky business ; Measurement and uncertainty ; The CMS and ATLAS experiments ; Identifying particles -- pt. IV. Modeling, predicting, and anticipating results. Truth, beauty, and other scientific misconceptions ; The Higgs boson ; The world's next top model ; Bottom-up versus top-down -- pt. V. Scaling the universe. Inside out ; What's so large to you is so small to me ; Visitors from the dark side -- pt. VI. Roundup. Think globally and act locally ; Conclusion
Control code
ocn703206321
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 442 pages
Isbn
9780061723728
Lccn
2011010521
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40019948588
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061723728
  • (OCoLC)703206321

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