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The Resource The trouble with physics : the rise of string theory, the fall of a science, and what comes next, Lee Smolin

The trouble with physics : the rise of string theory, the fall of a science, and what comes next, Lee Smolin

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The trouble with physics : the rise of string theory, the fall of a science, and what comes next
Title
The trouble with physics
Title remainder
the rise of string theory, the fall of a science, and what comes next
Statement of responsibility
Lee Smolin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Tone
Writing style
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2006.
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189842
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smolin, Lee
Dewey number
530.14
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC6
LC item number
.S6535 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physics
  • String models
Target audience
adult
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the rise of string theory, the fall of a science, and what comes next
Label
The trouble with physics : the rise of string theory, the fall of a science, and what comes next, Lee Smolin
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip069/2006007235.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [359]-371) 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
The five great problems in theoretical physics -- The beauty myth -- The world as geometry -- Unification becomes a science -- From unification to superunification -- Quantum gravity -- A brief history of string theory -- The anthropic solution -- What string theory explains -- Beyond string theory: Surprises from the real world -- Building on Einstein -- How do you fight sociology -- What is science -- Seers and craftspeople -- How science really works -- What we do for science
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 392 pages
Isbn
9780618551057
Lccn
2006007235
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780618551057
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
64453453
Label
The trouble with physics : the rise of string theory, the fall of a science, and what comes next, Lee Smolin
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip069/2006007235.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [359]-371) 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
The five great problems in theoretical physics -- The beauty myth -- The world as geometry -- Unification becomes a science -- From unification to superunification -- Quantum gravity -- A brief history of string theory -- The anthropic solution -- What string theory explains -- Beyond string theory: Surprises from the real world -- Building on Einstein -- How do you fight sociology -- What is science -- Seers and craftspeople -- How science really works -- What we do for science
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 392 pages
Isbn
9780618551057
Lccn
2006007235
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780618551057
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
64453453

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