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Mlodinow, Leonard 1954-

Overview
Works: 116 works in 490 publications in 19 languages and 20,108 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  History  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Scenarist, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: QB981, 523.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Leonard Mlodinow
 
Most widely held works by Leonard Mlodinow
The grand design by Stephen Hawking( Book )
33 editions published between 1120 and 2013 in English and held by 3,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Along with Caltech physicist Mlodinow (The Drunkard's Walk), University of Cambridge cosmologist Hawking (A Brief History of Time) deftly mixes cutting-edge physics to answer three key questions -- Why is there something rather than nothing? Why do we exist? Why this particular set of laws and not some other? -- and explains that scientists are approaching what is called "M-theory," a collection of overlapping theories (including string theory) that fill in many (but not all) the blank spots in quantum physics. This collection is known as the "Grand Unified Field Theories."
A briefer history of time by Stephen Hawking( Book )
83 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 3,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the years since the publication of Hawking's A Brief History of Time, readers have repeatedly told Hawking of their great difficulty in understanding some of the book's most important concepts. This is the reason for A Briefer History: his wish to make its content more accessible to readers--as well as to bring it up-to-date with the latest scientific observations and findings. Purely technical concepts, such as the mathematics of chaotic boundary conditions, are gone. Conversely, subjects of wide interest that have now been given entire chapters of their own, including relativity, curved space, and quantum theory. This reorganization has allowed the authors to expand areas of recent progress, from string theory to exciting developments in the search for a unified theory of all the forces of physics.--From publisher description
The Drunkard's walk : how randomness rules our lives by Leonard Mlodinow( Book )
30 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An irreverent look at how randomness influences our lives, and how our successes and failures are far more dependent on chance events than we recognize
Euclid's window : the story of geometry from parallel lines to hyperspace by Leonard Mlodinow( Book )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Physicist/writer Mlodinow leads us on a journey through five revolutions in geometry, from the Greek concept of parallel lines to the latest notions of hyperspace. Here is a new alternative history of math revealing how simple questions anyone might ask about space have been the hidden engine of the highest achievements in science and technology. The journey goes from Pythagoras through Gauss and Einstein and into the midst of a new revolution in which scientists are recognizing that all the varied and wondrous forces of nature can be understood through geometry--a weird new geometry of extra, twisted dimensions, in which space and time, matter and energy, are all intertwined and revealed as consequences of a deep, underlying structure of the universe. This book, a blend of rigorous, authoritative investigation and accessible, good-humored storytelling, makes an original argument asserting the primacy of geometry.--From publisher description
Subliminal : how your unconscious mind rules your behavior by Leonard Mlodinow( Book )
27 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this book the author of The Drunkard's Walk and coauthor of The Grand Design (with Stephen Hawking), gives us an examination of how the unconscious mind shapes our experience of the world and how, for instance, we often misperceive our relationships with family, friends, and business associates, misunderstand the reasons for our investment decisions, and misremember important events. Your preference in politicians, the amount you tip your waiter, all judgments and perceptions reflect the workings of our mind on two levels: the conscious, of which we are aware, and the unconscious, which is hidden from us. The latter has long been the subject of speculation, but over the past two decades researchers have developed remarkable new tools for probing the hidden, or subliminal, workings of the mind. The result of this explosion of research is a new science of the unconscious and a sea change in our understanding of how the subliminal mind affects the way we live. Employing accessible explanations of the most obscure scientific subjects, the author takes us on a tour of this research, unraveling the complexities of the subliminal self and increasing our understanding of how the human mind works and how we interact with friends, strangers, spouses, and coworkers. In the process he changes our view of ourselves and the world around us
War of the worldviews : science vs. spirituality by Deepak Chopra( Book )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two authors--one from the field of physics, the other from the realm of spirituality--debate the most fundamental questions about human existence
A brief history of time by Stephen Hawking( Recording )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A shorter, more accessible edition of a now-classic survey of the origin and nature of the universe with an easier to understand treatment of the volume's more important theoretical concepts
The grand design by Stephen Hawking( Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Along with Caltech physicist Mlodinow (The Drunkard's Walk), University of Cambridge cosmologist Hawking (A Brief History of Time)deftly mixes cutting-edge physics to answer three key questions--Why is there something rather than nothing? Why do we exist? Why this particular set of laws and not some other?--and explains that scientists are approaching what is called "M-theory," a collection of overlapping theories (including string theory) that fill in many (but not all) the blank spots in quantum physics; this collection is known as the "Grand Unified Field Theories."
War of the worldviews [science vs. spirituality] by Deepak Chopra( Recording )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"... Two great thinkers battle over the cosmos, evolution and life, the human brain, and God, probing the fundamental questions that define the human experience"--From publisher description
The last dinosaur by Leonard Mlodinow( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three kids travel to the time of the dinosaurs. They are trying to help a baby dinosaur find his mother. But an asteroid is about to hit the Earth. And a scary meat-eater is chasing them! Only math can save them! And you can help the kids figure out what to do!
The Drunkard's walk how randomness rules our lives by Leonard Mlodinow( Recording )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An irreverent look at how randomness influences our lives, and how our successes and failures are far more dependent on chance events than we recognize
Subliminal how your unconscious mind rules your behavior by Leonard Mlodinow( Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Physicist and author Leonard Mlodinow describes how many of our thoughts and actions are guided by our unconscious mind
Het grote ontwerp : een nieuwe verklaring van het Universum by Stephen Hawking( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in Dutch and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vanuit de aardse natuurwetten wordt gezocht naar werkende wetten voor het hele universum
Guerra de dos mundos : ciencia contra espiritualidad by Deepak Chopra( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Durante un debate televisivo en la Universidad de Caltch, Deepak Chopra defendió la espiritualidad; el otro, el físico Leonard Mlodinow exaltó los misterios de la ciencia. En este libro los autores discuten sobre el cosmos, la evolución, el cerebro humano y la existencia de Dios
Eine kurze Geschichte der Zeit : die Suche nach der Urkraft des Universums by Stephen Hawking( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in German and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the years since the publication of Hawking's A Brief History of Time, readers have repeatedly told Hawking of their great difficulty in understanding some of the book's most important concepts. This is the reason for A Briefer History: his wish to make its content more accessible to readers--as well as to bring it up-to-date with the latest scientific observations and findings. Purely technical concepts, such as the mathematics of chaotic boundary conditions, are gone. Conversely, subjects of wide interest that have now been given entire chapters of their own, including relativity, curved space, and quantum theory. This reorganization has allowed the authors to expand areas of recent progress, from string theory to exciting developments in the search for a unified theory of all the forces of physics
Der große Entwurf : eine neue Erklärung des Universums by Stephen Hawking( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in German and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Along with Caltech physicist Mlodinow (The Drunkard's Walk), University of Cambridge cosmologist Hawking (A Brief History of Time) deftly mixes cutting-edge physics to answer three key questions -- Why is there something rather than nothing? Why do we exist? Why this particular set of laws and not some other? -- and explains that scientists are approaching what is called "M-theory," a collection of overlapping theories (including string theory) that fill in many (but not all) the blank spots in quantum physics. This collection is known as the "Grand Unified Field Theories."
Y a-t-il un grand architecte dans l'Univers ? by Stephen Hawking( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in French and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is God an illusion? : the battle between science and spirituality by Deepak Chopra( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Da she ji by Stephen Hawking( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Das Fenster zum Universum : eine kleine Geschichte der Geometrie by Leonard Mlodinow( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Mengluodinuo, Lienade 1954-
Mlodinov, Leonard 1954-
Mlodinovs, Leonards 1954-
Mlodinow, Leonard
Mlodynow, Leonard 1954-
Млодинов, Леонард 1954-
ムロディナウ, レナード
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English (226)
Chinese (20)
German (17)
French (13)
Spanish (9)
Portuguese (8)
Turkish (6)
Catalan (5)
Italian (4)
Russian (4)
Dutch (4)
Japanese (2)
Swedish (2)
Polish (2)
Arabic (1)
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