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The Resource Our mathematical universe : my quest for the ultimate nature of reality, Max Tegmark

Our mathematical universe : my quest for the ultimate nature of reality, Max Tegmark

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Our mathematical universe : my quest for the ultimate nature of reality
Title
Our mathematical universe
Title remainder
my quest for the ultimate nature of reality
Statement of responsibility
Max Tegmark
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present, and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse. In a dazzling combination of both popular and ground-breaking science, he not only helps us grasp his often mind-boggling theories (his website gives a flavor of how they might boggle the mind), but he also shares with us some of the often surprising triumphs and disappointments that have shaped his life as a scientist. Fascinating from first to last--here is a book for the full science-reading spectrum"--
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10246722
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Tegmark, Max
Dewey number
523.101/51
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB981
LC item number
.T44 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Cosmology
  • Mathematical physics
  • Plurality of worlds
Target audience
adult
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my quest for the ultimate nature of reality
Label
Our mathematical universe : my quest for the ultimate nature of reality, Max Tegmark
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [401]-405) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cosmic legos
  • The level III multiverse
  • Stepping back.
  • Internal reality, external reality and consensus reality
  • Physical reality and mathematical reality
  • Is time an illusion?
  • The level IV multiverse
  • Life, our universe and everything
  • What is reality?
  • Zooming out.
  • Our place in space
  • Our place in time
  • Our universe by numbers
  • Our cosmic origins
  • Welcome to the multiverse
  • Zooming in.
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 421 pages
Isbn
9780307599803
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013016020
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 847842647
  • (OCoLC)847842647
Label
Our mathematical universe : my quest for the ultimate nature of reality, Max Tegmark
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [401]-405) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cosmic legos
  • The level III multiverse
  • Stepping back.
  • Internal reality, external reality and consensus reality
  • Physical reality and mathematical reality
  • Is time an illusion?
  • The level IV multiverse
  • Life, our universe and everything
  • What is reality?
  • Zooming out.
  • Our place in space
  • Our place in time
  • Our universe by numbers
  • Our cosmic origins
  • Welcome to the multiverse
  • Zooming in.
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 421 pages
Isbn
9780307599803
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013016020
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 847842647
  • (OCoLC)847842647

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