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The grand design

Author: Stephen W Hawking; Leonard Mlodinow
Publisher: New York : Bantam, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Along with Caltech physicist Mlodinow (The Drunkard's Walk), University of Cambridge cosmologist Hawking (A Brief History of Time) deftly mixes cutting-edge physics to answer three key questions-- Why is there something rather than nothing? Why do we exist? Why this particular set of laws and not some other?-- and explains that scientists are approaching what is called "M-theory," a collection of overlapping  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen W Hawking; Leonard Mlodinow
ISBN: 9780553805376 0553805371
OCLC Number: 761516418
Description: 198 sider : ill. (nogle i farver)
Contents: Indhold: The mystery of being ; The rule of law ; What is reality? ; Alternative histories ; The theory of everything ; Choosing our universe ; The apparent miracle ; The grand design

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Along with Caltech physicist Mlodinow (The Drunkard's Walk), University of Cambridge cosmologist Hawking (A Brief History of Time) deftly mixes cutting-edge physics to answer three key questions-- Why is there something rather than nothing? Why do we exist? Why this particular set of laws and not some other?-- and explains that scientists are approaching what is called "M-theory," a collection of overlapping theories (including string theory) that fill in many (but not all) the blank spots in quantum physics. This collection is known as the "Grand Unified Field Theories

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