Three Roads To Quantum Gravity

August 8, 2017|
Three Roads To Quantum Gravity by Lee Smolin
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"It would be hard to imagine a better guide to this difficult subject." -- Scientific American

In Three Roads to Quantum Gravity, Lee Smolin provides an accessible overview of the attempts to build a final "theory of everything." He explains in simple terms what scientists are talking about when they say the world is made from exotic entities such as loops, strings, and black holes and tells the fascinating stories behind these discoveries: the rivalries, epiphanies, and intrigues he witnessed firsthand.

"Provocative, original, and unsettling." -- The New York Review of Books

"An excellent writer, a creative thinker." -- Nature
Lee Smolin is a theoretical physicist who has been since 2001 a founding and senior faculty member at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. Fellow of the American Physical Society and of the Royal Society of Canada, Smolin was awarded the Klopsteg Memorial Award from the American Association of Physics Teachers and in 2008 was v...
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Title:Three Roads To Quantum Gravity
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.25 X 5.55 X 1.05 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.25 X 5.55 X 1.05 in
Published:August 8, 2017
Publisher:Basic Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780465094547

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