The New Physics / Edition 1

The New Physics / Edition 1

by Paul Davies

ISBN-10: 0521438314

ISBN-13: 9780521438315

Pub. Date: 08/28/1992

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The highly acclaimed The New Physics now available as a paperback.  See more details below


The highly acclaimed The New Physics now available as a paperback.

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Cambridge University Press
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New Edition
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7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The New Physics: a synthesis; 2. The renaissance of general relativity; 3. The inflationary universe; 4. The edge of spacetime; 5. Quantum gravity; 6. The new astrophysics; 7. Condensed matter physics in less than three dimensions; 8. Critical point phenomena: universal physics at large length scales; 9. Low temperature physics, superconductivity and superfluidity; 10. Quantum optics; 11. Physics of far-from-equilibrium systems and self-organisation; 12. What is chaos, that we should be mindful of it?; 13. Conceptual foundations of quantum mechanics; 14. The quark structure of matter; 15. Grand unified theories; 16. Effective quantum field theories; 17. Gauge theories in particle physics; 18. Overview of particle physics; Glossary; Index.

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