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

Author: S A Huggett; Roger Penrose
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Kongress (Oxford, 1996)
Kongressbericht
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: S A Huggett; Roger Penrose
ISBN: 0198500599 9780198500599
OCLC Number: 611176927
Notes: The symposium "Geometric issues in the foundations of science" was held over 5 days in June 1996 in St John's College Oxford in honour of Professor Sir Roger Penrose in his 65th year.
Description: XVIII, 431 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 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: ed. by S.A. Huggett [und weitere].
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