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Wilczek, Frank

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Works: 38 works in 116 publications in 7 languages and 5,238 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  Popular works 
Roles: Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: QC171.2, 530
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Most widely held works by Frank Wilczek
The lightness of being : mass, ether, and the unification of forces by Frank Wilczek ( Book )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 2004 Nobel Prize winner in physics offers this readable and authoritative work for the general public. It explores basic questions about space, mass, energy, and the longed-for possibility of a fully unified theory of nature
Fantastic realities 49 mind journeys and a trip to Stockholm by Frank Wilczek ( )
16 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fantastic reality that is modern physics is open for your exploration, guided by one of its primary architects and interpreters, Nobel Prize winner Frank Wilczek. Some jokes, some poems, and extracts from wife Betsy Devine's sparkling chronicle of what it's like to live through a Nobel Prize provide easy entertainment. There's also some history, some philosophy, some exposition of frontier science, and some frontier science, for your lasting edification. 49 pieces, including many from Wilczek's award-winning Reference Frame columns in Physics Today, and some never before published, are gathered by style and subject into a dozen chapters, each with a revealing, witty introduction. Profound ideas, presented with style: What could be better? Enjoy
Longing for the harmonies : themes and variations from modern physics by Frank Wilczek ( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Devoted to sharing their own delight and awe before the fundamental mysteries of the cosmos, Frank Wilczek (winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics) and science writer Betsy Devine also have a serious purpose: to reveal to the lay reader how a heightened perception can respond to timeless themes of the physical universe. For example, they show that even the most exotic theories always confirm that physical laws are precisely the same throughout the universe, and they explain how we have learned that the most massive molten stars and the tinest frozen particles are in physical harmony. In their descriptions of the workings of the half-known universe, Wilczek and Devine bring all of us face to face with the beauty of eternal order and the inevitability of rational ends and beginnings. - Publisher
Geometric phases in physics by Frank Wilczek ( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the last few years, considerable interest has been focused on the phase that waves accumulate when the equations governing the waves vary slowly. The recent flurry of activity was set off by a paper by Michael Berry, where it was found that the adiabatic evolution of energy eigenfunctions in quantum mechanics contains a phase of geometric origin (now known as 'Berry's phase') in addition to the usual dynamical phase derived from Schrödinger's equation. This observation, though basically elementary, seems to be quite profound. Phases with similar mathematical origins have been identified
Fractional statistics and anyon superconductivity by Frank Wilczek ( Book )
11 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part I: Concepts in fractional statistics, part II: States of anyon matter, part III: Reprinted papers
The lightness of being : big questions, real answers by Frank Wilczek ( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philosophy of mathematics and natural science by Hermann Weyl ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Positron line radiation from halo WIMP annihilations as a dark matter signature by Michael Stanley Turner ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La leggerezza dell'essere : la massa, l'etere e l'unificazione delle forze by Frank Wilczek ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Untersuchungen zum Vernetzungsmechanismus 1-chloroprenhaltigen Poly(2-chloropren)s by Frank Wilczek ( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in German and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La Ligereza del ser : masa, éter y la unificación de fuerzas by Frank Wilczek ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Busshitsu no subete wa hikari : gendai butsurigaku ga akasu chikara to shitsuryō no kigen by Frank Wilczek ( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lightness of being : mass, ether, and the unification of forces by Frank Wilczek ( )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Our understanding of nature's deepest reality has changed radically, but almost without our noticing, over the past twenty-five years. Transcending the clash of older ideas about matter and space, acclaimed physicist Frank Wilczek explains a remarkable new discovery: matter is built from almost weightless units, and pure energy is the ultimate source of mass. He calls it "The Lightness of Being." Space is no mere container, empty and passive. It is a dynamic Grid, modern ether, and its spontaneous activity creates and destroys particles. This new understanding of mass explains the puzzling feebleness of gravity, and a gorgeous unification of all the forces comes sharply into focus. The Lightness of Being is the first book to explore the implications of these revolutionary ideas about mass, energy, and the nature of;empty space. In it, Wilczek masterfully presents new perspectives on our incredible universe and envisions a new golden age of fundamental physics
Non-abelian gauge theories and asymptotic freedom by Frank Wilczek ( )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
W poszukiwaniu harmonii : wariacje na tematy z fizyki współczesnej by Frank Wilczek ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Polish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fractional statistics in action ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cun zai zhi qing : zhi liang, yi tai he li de tong yi xing = The lightness of being by Frank Wilczek ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shall I go to Europe to study? A few useful hints to music-teachers, music-students, music-lovers and all those, interested in the welfare of budding talent by Frank Wilczek ( Book )
1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lekkość bytu : masa, eter i unifikacja sił by Frank Wilczek ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in Polish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Radioactive transformations by Ernest Rutherford ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Wilczek, F.
Wilczek, F. (Frank)
Wilczek, Frank 1951-
Wilczek, Frank Anthony.
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Languages
English (84)
Japanese (4)
German (3)
Polish (3)
Italian (2)
Spanish (2)
Chinese (1)
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