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Farewell to reality

Author: J E Baggott
Publisher: London : Constable, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Modern physics is heady stuff. It seems that barely a week goes by without some new astounding science story; some revelation about hidden dimensions, multiple universes, the holographic principle or incredible cosmic coincidences. But is it true? What evidence do we have for super-symmetric squarks', or superstrings vibrating in an 11-dimensional space-time? How do we know that we live in a multiverse? How can we  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J E Baggott
ISBN: 9781780334929 1780334923
OCLC Number: 826659550
Description: xiv, 338 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Farewell to reality : how fairytale physics betrays the search for scientific truth
Responsibility: Jim Baggott.

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A controversial popular science title in which Jim Baggott asks whether all that we currently know about the universe is based upon science or fantasy.  Read more...
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