Weinberg, Steven 1933
Overview
Works:  189 works in 1,180 publications in 18 languages and 26,207 library holdings 

Genres:  History Documentary television programs Conference papers and proceedings Nonfiction television programs Science television programs Documentary films Miscellanea Popular works Nonfiction films Interviews 
Roles:  Author, Interviewee, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Photographer, wpr 
Classifications:  QB981, 539.721 
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Most widely held works about
Steven Weinberg
 Steven Weinberg by Steven Weinberg( Visual )
 Oral history interview with Lincoln Wolfenstein by L Wolfenstein( )
 Oral history interview with David Pines by David Pines( )
 Oral history interview with Alan Guth by Alan H Guth( )
 Oral history interview with Ralph Alpher and second session is joint interview with Robert Herman by Ralph Alpher( )
 Oral history interview with Steven Weinberg by Steven Weinberg( )
 Oral history interview with Steven Weinberg by Steven Weinberg( )
 Steven Weinberg : Carlos Fuentes( Visual )
 Particle physics( Visual )
 Arno A. Penzias papers by Arno A Penzias( )
 Joint ceremonial session of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers by American Physical Society( Recording )
 Weinberg, Steven : theoretical physics( )
 The unification theory( Visual )
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Most widely held works by
Steven Weinberg
The discovery of subatomic particles by
Steven Weinberg(
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70 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 2,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is an account of the discovery of the constituents of the atom
70 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 2,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is an account of the discovery of the constituents of the atom
The first three minutes : a modern view of the origin of the universe by
Steven Weinberg(
Book
)
69 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This classic of contemporary science writing by a Nobel Prizewinning physicist explains to general readers what happened when the universe began, and how we know."
69 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This classic of contemporary science writing by a Nobel Prizewinning physicist explains to general readers what happened when the universe began, and how we know."
Dreams of a final theory by
Steven Weinberg(
Book
)
68 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 10 languages and held by 2,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the search for nature's final laws of the universe
68 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 10 languages and held by 2,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the search for nature's final laws of the universe
To explain the world : the discovery of modern science by
Steven Weinberg(
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28 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Weinberg takes us across centuries from ancient Miletus to medieval Baghdad and Oxford, from Plato's Academy and the Museum of Alexandria to the cathedral school of Chartres and the Royal Society of London. He shows that the scientists of ancient and medieval times not only did not understand what we understand about the worldthey did not understand what there is to understand, or how to understand it. Yet over the centuries, through the struggle to solve such mysteries as the curious backward movement of the planets and the rise and fall of the tides, the modern discipline of science eventually emerged"Amazon.com
28 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Weinberg takes us across centuries from ancient Miletus to medieval Baghdad and Oxford, from Plato's Academy and the Museum of Alexandria to the cathedral school of Chartres and the Royal Society of London. He shows that the scientists of ancient and medieval times not only did not understand what we understand about the worldthey did not understand what there is to understand, or how to understand it. Yet over the centuries, through the struggle to solve such mysteries as the curious backward movement of the planets and the rise and fall of the tides, the modern discipline of science eventually emerged"Amazon.com
Gravitation and cosmology : principles and applications of the general theory of relativity by
Steven Weinberg(
Book
)
24 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weinberg's 1972 work, in his description, had two purposes. The first was practical to bring together and assess the wealth of data provided over the previous decade while realizing that newer data would come in even as the book was being printed. He hoped the comprehensive picture would prepare the reader and himself to that new data as it emerged. The second was to produce a textbook about general relativity in which geometric ideas were not given a starring role for (in his words) too great an emphasis on geometry can only obscure the deep connections between gravitation and the rest of physics
24 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weinberg's 1972 work, in his description, had two purposes. The first was practical to bring together and assess the wealth of data provided over the previous decade while realizing that newer data would come in even as the book was being printed. He hoped the comprehensive picture would prepare the reader and himself to that new data as it emerged. The second was to produce a textbook about general relativity in which geometric ideas were not given a starring role for (in his words) too great an emphasis on geometry can only obscure the deep connections between gravitation and the rest of physics
The quantum theory of fields by
Steven Weinberg(
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91 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this third volume of 'The Quantum Theory Of Fields' Weinberg offers a comprehensive introduction to supersymmetry, covering a broad range of topics including supersymmetric algebras, supersymmetric field theories, extended supersymmetry, supergraphs, and theories of supersymmetry in higher dimension
91 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this third volume of 'The Quantum Theory Of Fields' Weinberg offers a comprehensive introduction to supersymmetry, covering a broad range of topics including supersymmetric algebras, supersymmetric field theories, extended supersymmetry, supergraphs, and theories of supersymmetry in higher dimension
Facing up : science and its cultural adversaries by
Steven Weinberg(
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28 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Each of these essays, which span fifteen years, struggles in one way or another with the necessity of facing up to the discovery that the laws of nature are impersonal, with no hint of a special status for human beings. Defending the spirit of science against its cultural adversaries, these essays express a viewpoint that is reductionist, realist, and devoutly secular. Each is preceded by a new introduction that explains its provenance and, if necessary, brings it up to date. Together, they afford the general reader the unique pleasure of experiencing the superb sense, understanding, and knowledge of one of the most interesting and forceful scientific minds of our era."Jacket
28 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Each of these essays, which span fifteen years, struggles in one way or another with the necessity of facing up to the discovery that the laws of nature are impersonal, with no hint of a special status for human beings. Defending the spirit of science against its cultural adversaries, these essays express a viewpoint that is reductionist, realist, and devoutly secular. Each is preceded by a new introduction that explains its provenance and, if necessary, brings it up to date. Together, they afford the general reader the unique pleasure of experiencing the superb sense, understanding, and knowledge of one of the most interesting and forceful scientific minds of our era."Jacket
Elementary particles and the laws of physics : the 1986 Dirac memorial lectures by
Richard P Feynman(
Book
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50 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perhaps the two most important conceptual breakthroughs in twentieth century physics are relativity and quantum mechanics. Developing a theory that combines the two seamlessly is a difficult and ongoing challenge. This accessible book contains intriguing explorations of this theme by the distinguished physicists Richard Feynman and Steven Weinberg. Richard Feynman's contribution examines the nature of antiparticles, and in particular the relationship between quantum spin and statistics. In his essay, Steven Weinberg speculates on how Einstein's theory of gravitation might be reconciled with quantum theory in the final laws of physics. Both these Nobel laureates have made huge contributions to fundamental research in physics, as well as to the popularization of science. Anyone interested in the development of modern physics will find this a fascinating book
50 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perhaps the two most important conceptual breakthroughs in twentieth century physics are relativity and quantum mechanics. Developing a theory that combines the two seamlessly is a difficult and ongoing challenge. This accessible book contains intriguing explorations of this theme by the distinguished physicists Richard Feynman and Steven Weinberg. Richard Feynman's contribution examines the nature of antiparticles, and in particular the relationship between quantum spin and statistics. In his essay, Steven Weinberg speculates on how Einstein's theory of gravitation might be reconciled with quantum theory in the final laws of physics. Both these Nobel laureates have made huge contributions to fundamental research in physics, as well as to the popularization of science. Anyone interested in the development of modern physics will find this a fascinating book
Cosmology by
Steven Weinberg(
Book
)
16 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a uniquely comprehensive and detailed treatment of the theoretical and observational foundations of modern cosmology, by a Nobel Laureate in Physics. It gives uptodate and self contained accounts of the theories and observations that have made the past few decades a golden age of cosmology
16 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a uniquely comprehensive and detailed treatment of the theoretical and observational foundations of modern cosmology, by a Nobel Laureate in Physics. It gives uptodate and self contained accounts of the theories and observations that have made the past few decades a golden age of cosmology
The creation of the universe by
Timothy Ferris(
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3 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the ultimate detective story: the creation of the universe. Go on a cosmic ride, from the Big Bang 15 billion years ago, to the frontiers of science today. The program also takes viewers around the world, visiting with today's great thinkers, including physicist Stephen Hawking, and Nobel Prize winners Murray GellMann and Steven Weinberg. From quarks to quasars, the scientists explore a host of provocative ideas
3 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the ultimate detective story: the creation of the universe. Go on a cosmic ride, from the Big Bang 15 billion years ago, to the frontiers of science today. The program also takes viewers around the world, visiting with today's great thinkers, including physicist Stephen Hawking, and Nobel Prize winners Murray GellMann and Steven Weinberg. From quarks to quasars, the scientists explore a host of provocative ideas
Lectures on quantum mechanics by
Steven Weinberg(
Book
)
30 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and German and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg combines his exceptional physical insight with his gift for clear exposition to provide a concise introduction to modern quantum mechanics. Ideally suited to a oneyear graduate course, this textbook is also a useful reference for researchers. Readers are introduced to the subject through a review of the history of quantum mechanics and an account of classic solutions of the Schrödinger equation, before quantum mechanics is developed in a modern Hilbert space approach. The textbook covers many topics not often found in other books on the subject, including alternatives to the Copenhagen interpretation, Bloch waves and band structure, the WignerEckart theorem, magic numbers, isospin symmetry, the Dirac theory of constrained canonical systems, general scattering theory, the optical theorem, the 'inin' formalism, the Berry phase, Landau levels, entanglement and quantum computing. Problems are included at the ends of chapters, with solutions available for instructors at www.cambridge.org/9781107028722"
30 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and German and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg combines his exceptional physical insight with his gift for clear exposition to provide a concise introduction to modern quantum mechanics. Ideally suited to a oneyear graduate course, this textbook is also a useful reference for researchers. Readers are introduced to the subject through a review of the history of quantum mechanics and an account of classic solutions of the Schrödinger equation, before quantum mechanics is developed in a modern Hilbert space approach. The textbook covers many topics not often found in other books on the subject, including alternatives to the Copenhagen interpretation, Bloch waves and band structure, the WignerEckart theorem, magic numbers, isospin symmetry, the Dirac theory of constrained canonical systems, general scattering theory, the optical theorem, the 'inin' formalism, the Berry phase, Landau levels, entanglement and quantum computing. Problems are included at the ends of chapters, with solutions available for instructors at www.cambridge.org/9781107028722"
Lake views : this world and the universe by
Steven Weinberg(
Book
)
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of articles by Nobel prizewinning physicist Steven Weinberg in which he reflects on and discusses topics such as cosmology; political and religious issues around the world; Albert Einstein; and missile defense systems
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of articles by Nobel prizewinning physicist Steven Weinberg in which he reflects on and discusses topics such as cosmology; political and religious issues around the world; Albert Einstein; and missile defense systems
Les Trois premières minutes de l'univers by
Steven Weinberg(
Book
)
95 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ecrit de façon simple mais rigoureuse, ce livre porte sur le commencemen de l'univers, "et en particulier sur la conception nouvelle de l'univers primitif à laquelle a donné naissance la découverte du fond cosmique de rayonnement millimétrique en 1965". Le dernier chapitre tente de répondre à la question: que va devenir l'univers maintenant? Notes mathématiques du niveau d'un premier cycle universitaire de mathématiques ou de sciences physiques, p. 195206. Les suggestions bibliographiques reproduisent la bibliographie donnée dans l'édition américaine en y ajoutant quelques livres ou articles disponibles en français
95 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ecrit de façon simple mais rigoureuse, ce livre porte sur le commencemen de l'univers, "et en particulier sur la conception nouvelle de l'univers primitif à laquelle a donné naissance la découverte du fond cosmique de rayonnement millimétrique en 1965". Le dernier chapitre tente de répondre à la question: que va devenir l'univers maintenant? Notes mathématiques du niveau d'un premier cycle universitaire de mathématiques ou de sciences physiques, p. 195206. Les suggestions bibliographiques reproduisent la bibliographie donnée dans l'édition américaine en y ajoutant quelques livres ou articles disponibles en français
Nobelity by Guthrie CSD(
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5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the world's most pressing problems through the eyes of Nobel laureates. Follow filmmaker Turk Pipkin in his journey to find enlightening answers about the kind of world our children and grandchildren will know
5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the world's most pressing problems through the eyes of Nobel laureates. Follow filmmaker Turk Pipkin in his journey to find enlightening answers about the kind of world our children and grandchildren will know
The best American science and nature writing 2013(
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)
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents fictional and nonfictional stories written by American authors that discuss topics in science and nature
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents fictional and nonfictional stories written by American authors that discuss topics in science and nature
Dark matter in the universe : Jerusalem Winter School for Theoretical Physics, Jerusalem, 30 Dec. 19868 Jan. 1987 by Jerusalem Winter School for Theoretical Physics(
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27 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If standard gravitational theory is correct, then most of the matter in the universe is in an unidentified form which does not emit enough light to have been detected by current instrumentation. This book is the second edition of the lectures given at the 4th Jerusalem Winter School for Theoretical Physics, with new material added. The lectures are devoted to the "missing matter" problem in the universe, the search to understand dark matter
27 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If standard gravitational theory is correct, then most of the matter in the universe is in an unidentified form which does not emit enough light to have been detected by current instrumentation. This book is the second edition of the lectures given at the 4th Jerusalem Winter School for Theoretical Physics, with new material added. The lectures are devoted to the "missing matter" problem in the universe, the search to understand dark matter
The quantum theory of fields by
Steven Weinberg(
Book
)
74 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This threevolume set is a selfcontained, comprehensive and uptodate introduction to quantum field theory. The first volume introduces the foundations of quantum field theory, the second volume examines modern applications, and finally the third volume presents super symmetry
74 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This threevolume set is a selfcontained, comprehensive and uptodate introduction to quantum field theory. The first volume introduces the foundations of quantum field theory, the second volume examines modern applications, and finally the third volume presents super symmetry
Time in powers of ten : natural phenomena and their timescales by
G. 't Hooft(
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3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this richly illustrated book, Nobel laureate Gerard 't Hooft and theoretical physicist Stefan Vandoren describe the enormous diversity of natural phenomena that take place at different timescales. In the tradition of the bestseller Powers of Ten, the authors zoom in and out in time, each step with a factor of ten. Starting from one second, timescales are enlarged until processes are reached that take much longer than the age of the universe. After the largest possible eternities, the reader is treated to the shortest and fastest phenomena known. Then the authors increase with powers of ten, until again the second is reached at the end of the book."Page 4 of cover
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this richly illustrated book, Nobel laureate Gerard 't Hooft and theoretical physicist Stefan Vandoren describe the enormous diversity of natural phenomena that take place at different timescales. In the tradition of the bestseller Powers of Ten, the authors zoom in and out in time, each step with a factor of ten. Starting from one second, timescales are enlarged until processes are reached that take much longer than the age of the universe. After the largest possible eternities, the reader is treated to the shortest and fastest phenomena known. Then the authors increase with powers of ten, until again the second is reached at the end of the book."Page 4 of cover
The constants of physics : proceedings of a Royal Society discussion meeting held on 25 and 26 May 1983 by
Royal Society (Great Britain)(
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5 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistical mechanics of membranes and surfaces : Jerusalem Winter School for Theoretical Physics, Jerusalem, 28 Dec. 876
Jan. 88 by
David R Nelson(
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21 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This invaluable book explores the delicate interplay between geometry and statistical mechanics in materials such as microemulsions, wetting and growth interfaces, bulk lyotropic liquid crystals, chalcogenide glasses and sheet polymers, using tools from the fields of polymer physics, differential geometry, field theory and critical phenomena. Several chapters have been updated relative to the classic 1989 edition. Moreover, there are now three entirely new chapters on effects of anisotropy and heterogeneity, on fixed connectivity membranes and on triangulated surface models of fluctuating me
21 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This invaluable book explores the delicate interplay between geometry and statistical mechanics in materials such as microemulsions, wetting and growth interfaces, bulk lyotropic liquid crystals, chalcogenide glasses and sheet polymers, using tools from the fields of polymer physics, differential geometry, field theory and critical phenomena. Several chapters have been updated relative to the classic 1989 edition. Moreover, there are now three entirely new chapters on effects of anisotropy and heterogeneity, on fixed connectivity membranes and on triangulated surface models of fluctuating me
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 Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips) 19181988 Author
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 GellMann, Murray
 Ferris, Timothy
 HainesStiles, Geoffrey
 Hawking, Stephen 1942
 Ekert, Artur K. 1961
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Steven Weinberg Amerikaans natuurkundige, Nobelprijswinnaar
Steven Weinberg amerikansk fysikar
Steven Weinberg amerikansk fysiker
Steven Weinberg físico estadounidense
Steven Weinberg fisico statunitense
Steven Weinberg fizyk amerykański
Steven Weinberg physicien américain
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Stiven Vajnberg
Vaijnberg, S. 1933
Vaijnberg, Stiven 1933
Vajnberg, S.
Vajnberg, S. 1933
Vajnberg, Stiven 1933
Veĭnberg, S. 1933
Vejnberg, S.
Vejnberg, S. 1933
Vejnberg, Stiven.
Weinberg, S.
Weinberg, S. 1933
Weinberg, S. (Steven)
Weinberg, S. (Steven), 1933
Weinberg, St 1933
Weinberg, Steven
Вайнберг, Стивен 1933
Вейнберг, С 1933
Вейнберг, С. (Стивен), 1933
Стивен Вайнберг американский физик
Стивен Вајнберг
Стивън Уайнбърг
Стывен Вайнберг
Стівен Вайнберг
Սթիվեն Վայնբերգ
סטיבן ויינברג
استیون واینبرگ فیزیکدان آمریکایی
ستيفن واينبرج
سٹیون وائنبرگ
سٹیون وینبرگ
स्टीवन वाईनबर्ग भौतिकशास्त्रातील नोबेल पारितोषिकविजेता शास्त्रज्ञ.
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স্টিভেন ভেইনবার্গ
സ്റ്റീവൻ വൈൻബർഗ്
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스티븐 와인버그
와인버그, S. 1933
와인버그, 스티븐 1933
スティーヴン・ワインバーグ
ワインバーグ, S.
ワインバーグ, スティーヴン
ワインバーグ, スティーブン
史蒂文·温伯格
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