Fashion Faith And Fantasy In The New Physics Of The Universe

Author: Roger Penrose
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880289
Size: 65.29 MB
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In this provocative book, he argues that fashion, faith, and fantasy, while sometimes productive and even essential in physics, may be leading today's researchers astray in three of the field's most important areas—string theory, quantum ...

Now The Physics Of Time

Author: Richard A. Muller
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393285243
Size: 63.85 MB
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Some physicists have given up trying to understand, and call the flow of time an illusion, but the eminent experimentalist physicist Richard A. Muller protests. He says physics should explain reality, not deny it.

Shadows Of The Mind

Author: Roger Penrose
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195106466
Size: 38.63 MB
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Presenting a look at the human mind's capacity while criticizing artificial intelligence, the author makes suggestions about classical and quantum physics and the role of microtubules

Why String Theory

Author: Joseph Conlon
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482242494
Size: 79.32 MB
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During the last 50 years, numerous physicists have tried to unravel the secrets of string theory. Yet why do these scientists work on a theory lacking experimental confirmation?

The Large The Small And The Human Mind

Author: Roger Penrose
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521785723
Size: 23.76 MB
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Accessible and stimulating introduction to Roger Penrose's vision of theoretical physics for the twenty-first century.

The Cosmic Web

Author: J. Richard Gott
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400873282
Size: 38.39 MB
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Here is his gripping insider's account of how a generation of undaunted theorists and observers solved the mystery of the architecture of our cosmos.

Calculating The Cosmos

Author: Ian Stewart
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1782831509
Size: 37.70 MB
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But does dark matter exist? Could another scientific revolution be on the way to challenge current scientific orthodoxy? These are among the questions Ian Stewart raises in his quest through the realms of astronomy and cosmology.

Not Even Wrong

Author: Peter Woit
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446443019
Size: 30.60 MB
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To date, only the arguments of the theory's advocates have received much publicity. Not Even Wrong provides readers with another side of the story.