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The Resource The trouble with physics : the rise of string theory, the fall of a science, and what comes next, Lee Smolin

The trouble with physics : the rise of string theory, the fall of a science, and what comes next, Lee Smolin

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The trouble with physics : the rise of string theory, the fall of a science, and what comes next
Title
The trouble with physics
Title remainder
the rise of string theory, the fall of a science, and what comes next
Statement of responsibility
Lee Smolin
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A theoretical physicist describes the evolution of modern-day string theory, the flaws in the attempt to formulate a "theory of everything" to explain all the forces and particles of nature and the origins of the universe, and their repercussions for physics
Tone
Writing style
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2006.
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189842
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
530.14
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC6
LC item number
.S6535 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the rise of string theory, the fall of a science, and what comes next
Label
The trouble with physics : the rise of string theory, the fall of a science, and what comes next, Lee Smolin
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [359]-371) and index
Contents
The 5 great problems in theoretical physics -- The beauty myth -- The world as geometry -- Unification becomes a science -- From unification to superunification -- Quantum gravity -- A brief history of string theory -- The anthropic solution -- What string theory explains -- Beyond string theory: Surprises from the real world -- Building on Einstein -- How do you fight sociology -- What is science -- Seers and craftspeople -- How science really works -- What we do for science
Control code
2570956
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 392 p.
Isbn
9780618551057
Lccn
2006007235
Other control number
9780618551057
Other physical details
ill
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm64453453
Label
The trouble with physics : the rise of string theory, the fall of a science, and what comes next, Lee Smolin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [359]-371) and index
Contents
The 5 great problems in theoretical physics -- The beauty myth -- The world as geometry -- Unification becomes a science -- From unification to superunification -- Quantum gravity -- A brief history of string theory -- The anthropic solution -- What string theory explains -- Beyond string theory: Surprises from the real world -- Building on Einstein -- How do you fight sociology -- What is science -- Seers and craftspeople -- How science really works -- What we do for science
Control code
2570956
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 392 p.
Isbn
9780618551057
Lccn
2006007235
Other control number
9780618551057
Other physical details
ill
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm64453453

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