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The geometric universe : science, geometry, and the work of Roger Penrose

Author: S A HuggettL J MasonK P TodS T TsouN M J Woodhouse; et al; All authors
Publisher: Oxford ; New York ; Tokyo : Oxford university, cop. 1998.
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A collection of articles inspired by Sir Roger Penrose's work. The book gives an overview of the interaction between geometry and physics, from which many important developments have emerged,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S A Huggett; L J Mason; K P Tod; S T Tsou; N M J Woodhouse; Roger Penrose; et al
ISBN: 0198500599 9780198500599
OCLC Number: 440133931
Description: XVIII, 431 str. : graf. prikazi ; 24 cm.
Contents: I. PLENARY LECTURES ; II. PARALLEL SESSION I: QUANTUM THEORY AND BEYOND ; III. PARALLEL SESSION II: GEOMETRY AND GRAVITY ; IV. PARALLEL SESSION III: FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONS IN QUANTUM MECHANICS ; V. PARALLEL SESSION IV: MATHEMATICAL ASPECTS OF TWISTOR THEORY ; VI. AFTERWORD
Responsibility: S.A. Huggett ... [et al.], eds.
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The articles cover a vast range of topics from differential geometry and integrable systems to gravity and quantum mechanics...This volume is a fitting tribute to [Penrose's] endeavours over the past Read more...

 
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