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The fabric of the cosmos : space, time, and the texture of reality

Author: B Greene
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2005, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: B Greene
ISBN: 0375727205 9780375727207
OCLC Number: 57685728
Description: xii, 569 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. I. Reality's arena. Roads to reality : space, time, and why things are as they are --
The universe and the bucket : Is space a human abstraction or a physical entity? --
Relativity and the absolute : Is spacetime an Einsteinian abstraction or a physical entity? --
Entangling space : What does it mean to be separate in a quantum universe? --
pt. II. Time and experience. The frozen river : Does time flow? --
Chance and the arrow : Does time have a direction? --
Time and the quantum : insights into time's nature from a quantum realm --
pt. III. Spacetime and cosmology. Of snowflakes and spacetime : symmetry and the evolution of the cosmos --
Vaporizing the vacuum : heat, nothingness, and unification --
Deconstructing the bang : What banged? --
Quanta in the sky with diamonds : inflation, quantum jitters, and the arrow of time --
pt. VI. Origins and unification. The world on a string : the fabric according to string theory --
The universe on a brane : speculations on space and time in M-theory --
pt. V. Reality and imagination. Up in the heavens and down in the Earth : experimenting with space and time --
Teleporters and time machines : traveling through space and time --
The future of an allusion : prospects for space and time.
Responsibility: Brian Greene.
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