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On Space and Time
     

On Space and Time

by Shahn Majid (Editor), John Polkinghorne (Contribution by), Roger Penrose (Contribution by), Andrew Taylor (Contribution by), Alain Connes (Contribution by)
 

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This book gets to the heart of science by asking a fundamental question about its essence: what is the true nature of space and time? Both defy modern physics, and scientists find themselves continually searching for answers. This unique volume brings together world leaders in cosmology, particle physics, quantum gravity, mathematics, philosophy and theology,

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This book gets to the heart of science by asking a fundamental question about its essence: what is the true nature of space and time? Both defy modern physics, and scientists find themselves continually searching for answers. This unique volume brings together world leaders in cosmology, particle physics, quantum gravity, mathematics, philosophy and theology, to provide fresh insights into the deep structure of space and time. In an attempt to understand the question, subjects ranging from dark matter to the philosophical and theological implications of spacetime are covered, ensuring that the issue is thoroughly explored. Interesting and thought-provoking answers provide a well-rounded read.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781107641686
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/30/2012
Series:
Canto Classics Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
871,815
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Shahn Majid is Professor of Mathematics at Queen Mary, University of London. Trained as a theoretical physicist and mathematician at Cambridge and Harvard, he helped pioneer the theory of quantum symmetry in the 1980s and 1990s. He is author of two textbooks in the field and numerous research articles.

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