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The Resource The number of the heavens : a history of the multiverse and the quest to understand the cosmos, Tom Siegfried

The number of the heavens : a history of the multiverse and the quest to understand the cosmos, Tom Siegfried

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The number of the heavens : a history of the multiverse and the quest to understand the cosmos
Title
The number of the heavens
Title remainder
a history of the multiverse and the quest to understand the cosmos
Statement of responsibility
Tom Siegfried
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"One of the most controversial, cutting-edge ideas in cosmology--the possibility that there exist multiple parallel universes--in fact has a long history. Tom Siegfried reminds us that the size and number of the heavens have been contested since ancient times. His story offers deep lessons about the nature of science and the quest for understanding"--
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10826344
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MH/DLC
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1950-
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Siegfried, Tom
Dewey number
523.1/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB981
LC item number
.S5346 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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Multiverse
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a history of the multiverse and the quest to understand the cosmos
Label
The number of the heavens : a history of the multiverse and the quest to understand the cosmos, Tom Siegfried
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Out of chaos, a multiverse -- Robert Grosseteste's multiverse -- Aristotle versus the atomists -- The condemnation of 1277 -- Condemnation aftermath -- Cusa and Copernicus -- Wandering in immensity -- Planets and people -- Island universes -- E pluribus universe -- Many quantum worlds -- Anthropic cosmology -- Brane worlds -- Defining the multiverse
Control code
2019027302
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 330 pages
Isbn
9780674975880
Lccn
2019027302
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1089997359
Label
The number of the heavens : a history of the multiverse and the quest to understand the cosmos, Tom Siegfried
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Out of chaos, a multiverse -- Robert Grosseteste's multiverse -- Aristotle versus the atomists -- The condemnation of 1277 -- Condemnation aftermath -- Cusa and Copernicus -- Wandering in immensity -- Planets and people -- Island universes -- E pluribus universe -- Many quantum worlds -- Anthropic cosmology -- Brane worlds -- Defining the multiverse
Control code
2019027302
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 330 pages
Isbn
9780674975880
Lccn
2019027302
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1089997359

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