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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: 1,270,916
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About 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.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The dark universe A. N. Taylor; 2. Quantum spacetime and physical reality S. Majid; 3. Causality, quantum theory and cosmology R. Penrose; 4. On the fine structure of spacetime A. Connes; 5. Where physics meets metaphysics M. Heller; 6. The nature of time J. C. Polkinghorne; Index.

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