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The Resource The universe : leading scientists explore the origin, mysteries, and future of the cosmos, edited by John Brockman

The universe : leading scientists explore the origin, mysteries, and future of the cosmos, edited by John Brockman

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The universe : leading scientists explore the origin, mysteries, and future of the cosmos
Title
The universe
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leading scientists explore the origin, mysteries, and future of the cosmos
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Brockman
Title variation
Origin, mysteries, and future of the cosmos
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Language
eng
Summary
Collects writings from several leading theoretical physicists and cosmologists that offer an overview of our scientific understanding of the universe as it stands today
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BTCTA
Dewey number
523.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
BD511
LC item number
.U55 2014
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1941-
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  • Brockman, John
  • Reality Club
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  • Cosmology
  • Scientists
  • Cosmology
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leading scientists explore the origin, mysteries, and future of the cosmos
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The universe : leading scientists explore the origin, mysteries, and future of the cosmos, edited by John Brockman
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  • "Original works from the online pages of Edge.org"--Page ix
  • "Edge.org presents Brian Greene, Alan Guth, Andrei Linde, Frank Wilczek, Benoit Mandelbrot, Lisa Randall, and more"--Cover
  • "Fourth volume in the Best of Edge series"--Page ix
  • "Edge.org was launched in 1996 as the online version of 'The Reality Club' and as a living document on the Web to display the activities of 'The Third Culture' " (www.edge.org/about-us)
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Includes bibliographical references
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Contents
A golden age of cosmology / Alan Guth -- The cyclic universe / Paul Steinhardt -- The inflationary universe / Alan Guth -- A balloon producing balloons producing balloons / Andrei Linde -- Theories of the brane / Lisa Randall -- The cyclic universe / Neil Turok -- Why does the universe look the way it does? / Sean Carroll -- In the matrix / Martin Rees -- Think about nature / Lee Smolin -- The landscape / Leonard Susskind (with an introduction by John Brockman) -- Smolin vs. Susskind : the anthropic principle / Lee Smolin, Leonard Susskind (with an introduction by John Brockman) -- Science is not about certainty / Carlo Rovelli (with an introduction by Lee Smolin) -- The energy of empty spaces that isn't zero / Lawrence Krauss -- Einstein : an Edge symposium / Brian Greene, Walter Isaacson, Paul Steinhardt (with an introduction by John Brockman) -- Einstein and Poincaré / Peter Galison -- Thinking about the universe on the larger scales / Raphael Bousso (with an introduction by Leonard Sus[s]kind) -- Quantum monkeys / Seth Lloyd -- The Nobel Prize and after / Frank Wilczek -- Who cares about fireflies? / Steven Strogatz (with an introduction by Alan Alda) -- Constructor theory / David Deutsch -- A theory of roughness / Benoit Mandelbrot (with an introduction by John Brockman)
Control code
1066765
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 379 pages
Isbn
9780062296085
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(Paperback)
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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regular print
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  • (Sirsi) i9780062296085
  • (OCoLC)861210029
Label
The universe : leading scientists explore the origin, mysteries, and future of the cosmos, edited by John Brockman
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Original works from the online pages of Edge.org"--Page ix
  • "Edge.org presents Brian Greene, Alan Guth, Andrei Linde, Frank Wilczek, Benoit Mandelbrot, Lisa Randall, and more"--Cover
  • "Fourth volume in the Best of Edge series"--Page ix
  • "Edge.org was launched in 1996 as the online version of 'The Reality Club' and as a living document on the Web to display the activities of 'The Third Culture' " (www.edge.org/about-us)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A golden age of cosmology / Alan Guth -- The cyclic universe / Paul Steinhardt -- The inflationary universe / Alan Guth -- A balloon producing balloons producing balloons / Andrei Linde -- Theories of the brane / Lisa Randall -- The cyclic universe / Neil Turok -- Why does the universe look the way it does? / Sean Carroll -- In the matrix / Martin Rees -- Think about nature / Lee Smolin -- The landscape / Leonard Susskind (with an introduction by John Brockman) -- Smolin vs. Susskind : the anthropic principle / Lee Smolin, Leonard Susskind (with an introduction by John Brockman) -- Science is not about certainty / Carlo Rovelli (with an introduction by Lee Smolin) -- The energy of empty spaces that isn't zero / Lawrence Krauss -- Einstein : an Edge symposium / Brian Greene, Walter Isaacson, Paul Steinhardt (with an introduction by John Brockman) -- Einstein and Poincaré / Peter Galison -- Thinking about the universe on the larger scales / Raphael Bousso (with an introduction by Leonard Sus[s]kind) -- Quantum monkeys / Seth Lloyd -- The Nobel Prize and after / Frank Wilczek -- Who cares about fireflies? / Steven Strogatz (with an introduction by Alan Alda) -- Constructor theory / David Deutsch -- A theory of roughness / Benoit Mandelbrot (with an introduction by John Brockman)
Control code
1066765
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 379 pages
Isbn
9780062296085
Isbn Type
(Paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062296085
  • (OCoLC)861210029

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