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The Resource The elegant universe : superstrings, hidden dimensions, and the quest for the ultimate theory, Brian Greene

The elegant universe : superstrings, hidden dimensions, and the quest for the ultimate theory, Brian Greene

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The elegant universe : superstrings, hidden dimensions, and the quest for the ultimate theory
Title
The elegant universe
Title remainder
superstrings, hidden dimensions, and the quest for the ultimate theory
Statement of responsibility
Brian Greene
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Relates the scientific story and the human struggle behind the search for the string theory--the ultimate theory which scientists believe is capable of describing all physical phenomena, large and small; and discusses how the theory is impacting human understanding of space and time
Cataloging source
BYN
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1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greene, B.
Dewey number
539.7258
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC794.6.S85
LC item number
G75 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Superstring theories
  • Cosmology
  • Cosmologie
  • Supercordes (Physique nucléaire)
  • Supercordes (Physique nucléaire)
  • Cosmologie
  • Cosmology
  • Superstring theories
  • Große Vereinheitlichung
  • Superstringtheorie
  • Cosmology
Label
The elegant universe : superstrings, hidden dimensions, and the quest for the ultimate theory, Brian Greene
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: 1999. With additional pref
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-428) 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
  • ch. 3.
  • Of warps and ripples
  • ch. 4.
  • Microscopic weirdness
  • ch. 5.
  • Need for a new theory : general relativity vs. quantum mechanics
  • pt. 3.
  • Cosmic symphony
  • ch. 6.
  • Nothing but music : the essentials of superstring theory
  • pt. 1.
  • ch. 7.
  • "Super" in superstrings
  • ch. 8.
  • More dimensions than meet the eye
  • ch. 9.
  • Smoking gun : experimental signatures
  • pt. 4.
  • String theory and the fabric of spacetime
  • ch. 10.
  • Quantum geometry
  • Edge of knowledge
  • ch. 11.
  • Tearing the fabric of space
  • ch. 12.
  • Beyond strings : in search of m-theory
  • ch. 13.
  • Black holes : a string/m-theory perspective
  • ch. 14.
  • Reflections on cosmology
  • pt. 5.
  • Unification in the twenty-first century
  • ch. 1.
  • ch. 15.
  • Prospects
  • Tied up with string
  • pt. 2.
  • Dilemma of space, time, and the quanta
  • ch. 2.
  • Space, time, and the eye of the beholder
Control code
ocm53113920
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 448 pages
Isbn
9780393338102
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o53113920
  • (OCoLC)53113920
Label
The elegant universe : superstrings, hidden dimensions, and the quest for the ultimate theory, Brian Greene
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: 1999. With additional pref
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-428) 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
  • ch. 3.
  • Of warps and ripples
  • ch. 4.
  • Microscopic weirdness
  • ch. 5.
  • Need for a new theory : general relativity vs. quantum mechanics
  • pt. 3.
  • Cosmic symphony
  • ch. 6.
  • Nothing but music : the essentials of superstring theory
  • pt. 1.
  • ch. 7.
  • "Super" in superstrings
  • ch. 8.
  • More dimensions than meet the eye
  • ch. 9.
  • Smoking gun : experimental signatures
  • pt. 4.
  • String theory and the fabric of spacetime
  • ch. 10.
  • Quantum geometry
  • Edge of knowledge
  • ch. 11.
  • Tearing the fabric of space
  • ch. 12.
  • Beyond strings : in search of m-theory
  • ch. 13.
  • Black holes : a string/m-theory perspective
  • ch. 14.
  • Reflections on cosmology
  • pt. 5.
  • Unification in the twenty-first century
  • ch. 1.
  • ch. 15.
  • Prospects
  • Tied up with string
  • pt. 2.
  • Dilemma of space, time, and the quanta
  • ch. 2.
  • Space, time, and the eye of the beholder
Control code
ocm53113920
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 448 pages
Isbn
9780393338102
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o53113920
  • (OCoLC)53113920

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