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The Resource The great beyond : higher dimensions, parallel universes, and the extraordinary search for a theory of everything, Paul Halpern

The great beyond : higher dimensions, parallel universes, and the extraordinary search for a theory of everything, Paul Halpern

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The great beyond : higher dimensions, parallel universes, and the extraordinary search for a theory of everything
Title
The great beyond
Title remainder
higher dimensions, parallel universes, and the extraordinary search for a theory of everything
Statement of responsibility
Paul Halpern
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Halpern, Paul
Dewey number
530/.01
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC6
LC item number
.H273 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physics
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Particles (Nuclear physics)
  • Cosmology
Label
The great beyond : higher dimensions, parallel universes, and the extraordinary search for a theory of everything, Paul Halpern
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-318) and index
Contents
Introduction: the Kaluza-Klein miracle -- The power of geometry -- Visions of hyperspace -- The physicist's stone: uniting electricity, magnetism and light -- Getting gravity in shape -- Striking the fifth chord: Kaluza's remarkable discovery -- Klein's quantum odyssey -- Einstein's dilemma -- Truth under exile: theorizing at Princeton -- Brave new world: seeking unity in an age of conflict -- Gauging the weak and the strong -- Hyperspace packages tied up in strings -- Brane worlds and parallel universes -- Conclusion: Extra-dimensional perception
Control code
ocm54611230
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 326 p.
Isbn
9780471465959
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004004687
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) o54611230
Label
The great beyond : higher dimensions, parallel universes, and the extraordinary search for a theory of everything, Paul Halpern
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-318) and index
Contents
Introduction: the Kaluza-Klein miracle -- The power of geometry -- Visions of hyperspace -- The physicist's stone: uniting electricity, magnetism and light -- Getting gravity in shape -- Striking the fifth chord: Kaluza's remarkable discovery -- Klein's quantum odyssey -- Einstein's dilemma -- Truth under exile: theorizing at Princeton -- Brave new world: seeking unity in an age of conflict -- Gauging the weak and the strong -- Hyperspace packages tied up in strings -- Brane worlds and parallel universes -- Conclusion: Extra-dimensional perception
Control code
ocm54611230
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 326 p.
Isbn
9780471465959
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004004687
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) o54611230

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