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Discrete or Continuous? : the Quest for Fundamental Length in Modern Physics.

Author: Amit Hagar
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
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Novel conceptual analysis, fresh historical perspectives, and concrete physical examples illuminate one of the most thought-provoking topics in physics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hagar, Amit.
Discrete or Continuous?
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amit Hagar
ISBN: 9781139958165 113995816X 9781139960274 113996027X 9781107477346 1107477344 9781139959216 1139959212
OCLC Number: 879022962
Description: 1 online resource (282 pages)
Contents: Arguments from math --
Arguments from philosophy --
Electrodynamics, QED, and early QFT --
Quantum gravity : prehistory --
Einstein on the notion of length --
Quantum gravity : current approaches --
The proof is in the pudding --
Coda.

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