Out of this World: Colliding Universes, Branes, Strings, and Other Wild Ideas of Modern Physics / Edition 1

Out of this World: Colliding Universes, Branes, Strings, and Other Wild Ideas of Modern Physics / Edition 1

by Stephen Webb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387029303

ISBN-13: 9780387029306

Pub. Date: 05/25/2004

Publisher: Springer New York

Stephen Webb, author of WHERE IS EVERYBODY?, takes the interested amateur on a thrilling and enlightening tour of the amazing, even bizarre, new ideas of modern physics, including alternatives to the Big Bang, parallel universes, and an imaginary trip to the other side of the black hole.  See more details below

Overview

Stephen Webb, author of WHERE IS EVERYBODY?, takes the interested amateur on a thrilling and enlightening tour of the amazing, even bizarre, new ideas of modern physics, including alternatives to the Big Bang, parallel universes, and an imaginary trip to the other side of the black hole.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387029306
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
05/25/2004
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- The Shadow of Images.- Symmetry.- Two Pillars of Physics.- Standard Model of Particle Physics.- Problems with the Standard Model.- Supersymmetry.- Supergravity.- Higher Dimensions.- Superstrings.- M-Theory.- Branes.- Notes.- Bibliography.- Index.

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