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:
1441918523
ISBN-13:
9781441918529
Pub. Date:
12/12/2011
Publisher:
Springer New York
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Out of this World: Colliding Universes, Branes, Strings, and Other Wild Ideas of Modern Physics / Edition 1

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: 9781441918529
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 12/12/2011
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2004
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

1: Symmetry.- 2: Twin Pillars of Physics.- 3: Building Blocks of the Universe.- 4: The Standard Model.- 5: Guts and Susy.- 6: Higher Dimensions.- 7: Superstrings.- 8: The Story of M.- 9: Of Branes and Black Holes.- 10: Our World as a Hologram.- 11: When Worlds Collide.

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