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Dreams of a final theory

Author: Steven Weinberg
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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The Nobel Prize-winning physicist and bestselling author of The First Three Minutes describes the grand quest for a unifying theory of nature--one that can explain events as disparate as the cohesion inside the atom and the gravitational tug between the sun and Earth. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Weinberg, Steven, 1933-
Dreams of a final theory.
New York : Vintage Books, 1994
(DLC) 93030534
(OCoLC)28722169
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Weinberg
ISBN: 9780307787866 0307787869 1299040837 9781299040830
OCLC Number: 774906237
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Prologue --
On a piece of chalk --
Two cheers for reductionism --
Quantum mechanics and its discontents --
Tales of theory and experiment --
Beautiful theories --
Against philosophy --
Twentieth century blues --
The shape of a final theory --
Facing finality --
What about God? --
Down in Ellis County.
Responsibility: Steven Weinberg.

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The Nobel Prize-winning physicist and bestselling author of The First Three Minutes describes the grand quest for a unifying theory of nature--one that can explain events as disparate as the cohesion inside the atom and the gravitational tug between the sun and Earth. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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