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The Resource The fabric of the cosmos : space, time, and the texture of reality, Brian Greene

The fabric of the cosmos : space, time, and the texture of reality, Brian Greene

Label
The fabric of the cosmos : space, time, and the texture of reality
Title
The fabric of the cosmos
Title remainder
space, time, and the texture of reality
Statement of responsibility
Brian Greene
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greene, B.
Dewey number
523.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB982
LC item number
.G74 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Cosmology
Label
The fabric of the cosmos : space, time, and the texture of reality, Brian Greene
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [543]-544) and index
Contents
  • Part 1: Reality's arena -- Part 2: Time and experience -- Part 3: Spacetime and cosmology -- Part 4: Origins and unification -- Part 5: Reality and imagination
  • Roads to reality : space, time, and why things are as they are -- The universe and the bucket : Is space a human abstraction or a physical entity? -- Relativity and the absolute : Is spacetime an Einsteinian abstraction or a physical entity? -- Entangling space : What does it mean to be separate in a quantum universe? -- The frozen river : Does time flow? -- Chance and the arrow : Does time have a direction? -- Time and the quantum : insights into time's nature from a quantum realm -- Of snowflakes and spacetime : symmetry and the evolution of the cosmos -- Vaporizing the vacuum : heat, nothingness, and unification -- Deconstructing the bang : What banged? -- Quanta in the sky with diamonds : inflation, quantum jitters, and the arrow of time -- The world on a string : the fabric according to string theory -- The universe on a brane : speculations on space and time in M-theory -- Up in the heavens and down in the Earth : experimenting with space and time -- Teleporters and time machines : traveling through space and time -- The future of an allusion : prospects for space and time
Control code
ocm52854030
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 569 p.
Isbn
9780375412882
Lccn
2003058918
Note
Gift of Jonathan S. Rose.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)52854030
Label
The fabric of the cosmos : space, time, and the texture of reality, Brian Greene
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [543]-544) and index
Contents
  • Part 1: Reality's arena -- Part 2: Time and experience -- Part 3: Spacetime and cosmology -- Part 4: Origins and unification -- Part 5: Reality and imagination
  • Roads to reality : space, time, and why things are as they are -- The universe and the bucket : Is space a human abstraction or a physical entity? -- Relativity and the absolute : Is spacetime an Einsteinian abstraction or a physical entity? -- Entangling space : What does it mean to be separate in a quantum universe? -- The frozen river : Does time flow? -- Chance and the arrow : Does time have a direction? -- Time and the quantum : insights into time's nature from a quantum realm -- Of snowflakes and spacetime : symmetry and the evolution of the cosmos -- Vaporizing the vacuum : heat, nothingness, and unification -- Deconstructing the bang : What banged? -- Quanta in the sky with diamonds : inflation, quantum jitters, and the arrow of time -- The world on a string : the fabric according to string theory -- The universe on a brane : speculations on space and time in M-theory -- Up in the heavens and down in the Earth : experimenting with space and time -- Teleporters and time machines : traveling through space and time -- The future of an allusion : prospects for space and time
Control code
ocm52854030
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 569 p.
Isbn
9780375412882
Lccn
2003058918
Note
Gift of Jonathan S. Rose.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)52854030

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