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Author Greene, B. (Brian), 1963-

Title The fabric of the cosmos : space, time, and the texture of reality / Brian Greene.

Publication Info. New York : A.A. Knopf, 2004.


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Edition [First edition].
Description xii, 569 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [543]-544) and index.
Contents Reality's arena. Roads to reality : space, time, and why things are as they are -- The universe and the bucket : is space a human abstraction or a physical entity? -- Relativity and the absolute : is spacetime an Einsteinian abstraction or a physical entity? -- Entangling space : what does it mean to be separate in a quantum universe? -- Time and experience. The frozen river : does time flow? -- Chance and the arrow : does time have a direction? -- Time and the quantum : insights into time's nature from a quantum realm -- Spacetime and cosmology. Of snowflakes and spacetime : symmetry and the evolution of the cosmos -- Vaporizing the vacuum : heat, nothingness, and unification -- Deconstructing the bang : what banged? -- Quanta in the sky with diamonds : inflation, quantum jitters, and the arrow of time -- Origins and unification. The world on a string : the fabric according to string theory -- The universe on a brane : speculations on space and time in M-theory -- Reality and imagination. Up in the heavens and down in the Earth : experimenting with space and time -- Teleporters and time machines : traveling through space and time -- The future of an allusion : prospects for space and time.
Subject Cosmology -- Popular works.
ISBN 0375412883
0375727205 trade

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