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The rise of string theory, the fall of a science and what comes next.

Author: Lee Smolin
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Allen Lane, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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The author argues that physics - the basis for all other science - has lost its way. He charts the rise and fall of string theory - an ambitious attempt to formulate 'a theory of everything' that explains all the forces of nature - and takes a fascinating look at what will replace it. Originally published: Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin, 2006.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Smolin
ISBN: 9780713997996 0713997990
OCLC Number: 851985667
Description: 392 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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With clarity, passion, and authority, renowned theoretical physicist Smolin charts the rise and fall of string theory and takes a fascinating look at what will replace it.  Read more...

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""An uncommonly clear and confident account . . . Even those who differ with many of Smolin's contentions can applaud his bringing physicists' anguished night thoughts into the clear light of Read more...

 
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