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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
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"[Greene] develops one fresh new insight after another ... In the great tradition of physicists writing for the masses, The elegant universe sets a standard that will be hard to beat."
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2000.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1999
  • Royal Society General Prizes for Science Books, 2000.
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155488
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
539.7258
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC794.6.S85
LC item number
G75 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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superstrings, hidden dimensions, and the quest for the ultimate theory
Label
The elegant universe : superstrings, hidden dimensions, and the quest for the ultimate theory, Brian Greene
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 427-428) and index
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
5108122
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 448 p.
Isbn
9780393046885
Lccn
98025695
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39229714
  • (OCoLC)39229714
Label
The elegant universe : superstrings, hidden dimensions, and the quest for the ultimate theory, Brian Greene
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 427-428) and index
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
5108122
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 448 p.
Isbn
9780393046885
Lccn
98025695
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39229714
  • (OCoLC)39229714

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